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Restore ATL Fund

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About The RESTORE ATL Fund

The Metro Atlanta Chamber, in partnership with the CareSource Foundation, is implementing the RESTORE ATL Fund to support black-owned small and medium-sized businesses in metro Atlanta that have been adversely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The RESTORE ATL Fund was established to provide companies immediate gap assistance through the distribution of $5,000-$10,000 grants.

Application Timeline

Applications will open on Monday, June 22, 2020, and close on Monday, July 6 at 6:00 p.m. Applications submitted after the deadline and incomplete applications will not be considered.

*Applications will be considered on their merit. This is not a first-come, first-serve grant. 

Due to maintenance on the survey website, this application survey will not be available on Friday, July 3, 2020 starting at 11:00 a.m. EDT for approximately 12 hours. If you receive an error message during this time, please check back later. For more information, please click here. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Grant Eligibility

Ownership

Ownership

Company must be under black ownership

Location

Location

Company must be a for-profit business located  in  the  Atlanta Metropolitan Statistical Area 

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Years in Business

Years in Business

Company  must  have been in business for  a  minimum of  3  years  prior to March 1, 2020 

Number of Employees

Number of Employees

Company must be small to medium-sized with  100  or fewer  employees  (full-time, part-time, and contractors) 

Questions?

Questions?

Contact us: RestoreATL@macoc.com

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What information do I need to apply? 

  • Most recent W-9 
  • Company Control Number with the Georgia Corporations Division 
  • Annual revenue numbers (2017-2019) 
  • Latest monthly revenue numbers 
  • Employee count as of March 1, 2020  
  • Information on previous grant applications (e.g. Paycheck Protection Program or Small Business Association Economic Industry Disaster Loan) 
  • Fixed monthly recurring business expenses for rent/commercial mortgage, salaries, utilities, insurance  

Where can I apply?

  • Applications can be submitted here.

How and when will I be notified of my award status?  

  • Applicants should expect to hear back within 2-3 weeks of the application deadline. 

What can the grant money be used for? 

  • Grant awards should be used for operating expenses including rent, utilities, payroll, etc.

How are grant recipients selected? 

  • A diverse grant review panel will select recipients based on need as well as the potential impact of the funding for the company’s future. 

Want to contribute to the grant program?  

  • Contact us: RestoreATL@macoc.com 
  • Please consult your tax advisor to determine if your contribution is tax deductible
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