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City of Moscow COVID-19 Recovery Grants Awarded to Small Businesses

MOSCOW – At Moscow City Council’s June 6th meeting, the city council voted to approve of the dispersal of more ARPA funds. The City of Moscow received $750,000 in federal ARPA funds to go towards Covid-19 Recovery Grants for small businesses and non-profits. 

Before discussion by city council members, Deputy City Supervisor Cody Riddle presented information about the ARPA Covid-19 Recovery Grants and recommendations for funding for the applicants whose applications were being considered on June 6th. Information about the City of Moscow ARPA Covid-19 Recovery Grants can be found here:

At the June 6th City Council meeting, 14 non-profits and 4 businesses had ARPA Covid-19 Recovery Grant funding approved, although not all entities received the amount of funding that they requested. Below is a list of the applicants whose funding and funding requests were discussed at the city council meeting. 

Of the small business applicants whose grant applications and funding was discussed on June 6th, only Moscow Brewing Company received the full $15,000 ARPA Covid-19 Recovery Grant for small businesses. The other small business applicants received a smaller amount based on information that was presented during the meeting. 

Hair by Jeri received $9,752
Love’s Kombucha received $10,364
Julie Quilting received $10,158

For the non-profit applicants, 8 non-profit applicants asked for more than $25,000. The City Council only approved amounts up to $25,000 but not exceeding $25,000 in order to leave some funding for pending applications. 

On June 6th, 2022, the Moscow City Council voted to close the grant program. New or updated applications must be received prior to June 24, 2022 at 4:00 pm.

If you are interested in applying for a Covid-19 Recovery Grant, please click here.