City COVID-19 Relief Programs

City of Dublin Outdoor Operations Grant Program Outdoor Operations Grant Program LOGO

The Outdoor Operations (OO) Grant Program will help local eating establishments and retailers in Dublin that are looking to provide an outdoor area for dining or shopping.  The program will reimburse a variety of eligible expenses related to long-term temporary or permanent outdoor operations incurred by the business.  For the purpose of this program, long-term temporary is considered outdoor seating that is permitted until September 30, 2022, and permanent outdoor operations is outdoor seating that would extend beyond the September 30, 2022, timeframe in perpetuity.

Visit the Outdoor Operations Grant Program webpage for full details.

City of Dublin Commercial Rent Relief Grant Program - Closed Commercial Rent Relief Program LOGO

Small Businesses in Dublin may be eligible to apply for a $10,000 grant through the City’s new Commercial Rent Relief Grant Program to aid in economic recovery by providing rent relief to those small businesses that are behind in rent payments due to temporary closures and/or limited-service options over the past 16 months.

The City is no longer accepting applications for this program. The application period was July 23 through August 8, 2021.

Visit the Commercial Rent Relief Grant Program webpage for full details.

Dublin Small Business Recovery Boost Grant Program - Closed Recovery Boost Grant Program logo - hand under coin

Small Businesses in Dublin may be eligible to apply for a $10,000 grant through the City’s new Recovery Boost Grant Program to help local businesses that have had to shift or are shifting their operations to adhere with COVID-19 health & safety guidelines.

The City is no longer accepting applications for this program.

Visit the Recovery Grant Program webpage for full details.

City of Dublin Small Business Emergency Microloan Program - Closed
Microloan Program INFOGRAPHIC - updated 11-20. The Program provided more than $888,000 in assistance

To help mitigate the negative impact of COVID-19 on Dublin small businesses, the City Council established a Small Business Emergency Microloan Program to offer financial assistance to local small businesses, with a focus on retaining local restaurants and retailers in Dublin. The program provides zero-interest, unsecured, short-term loans of up to $10,000 to eligible Dublin small businesses and is intended to augment state and federal financial assistance programs.

The City is no longer accepting applications for this program. 

For more details, visit the City of Dublin’s Emergency Microloan webpage.

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