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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.


Grant Eligibility



Company must be under black ownership



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) 



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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?  

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  • Please consult your tax advisor to determine if your contribution is tax deductible
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