Sole Proprietor Stabilization Program
Vermont Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) CARES Act (CV)
2020 Federal Tax filings are strongly recommended, however, they are no longer required to receive funding.
An accurate report of 2020 revenue is still required.
NOTE: It is not recommended that you complete this application using a mobile device.
Vermont’s CDBG-CV Round 2 Sole Proprietor Stabilization Grant Program is designed to assist sole proprietors with no employees that have been impacted by COVID-19 and have remaining unmet need that can be documented. Businesses will be required to provide a duplication of benefit affidavit to document unmet need.
Grant Amounts will range between $1,500 and $10,000 based on eligibility and the ability to document unmet need.
Application Opens – April 5, 2021 at 9:00 AM EST. Check this website for access
Application Closes – May 26, 2021 at 5:00 PM EST
Grant funds will be given out on a rolling, first come first served basis
Account Creation and Application Access
After clicking "Get Started" above and submitting your account information, you will receive a confirmation email.
If you do not see the confirmation email in your inbox, please check your spam folder.
In the email, click to confirm your account - you will be redirected back to the site.
In the upper-right of the screen, you will see your account name, select the drop down and click on "Application Access" to begin.
For a detailed tutorial, watch the video in the help section.
Check our Help Center
If you still have unanswered questions, then:
If your business is located in the counties of Addison, Bennington, Lamoille, Rutland, Washington, or Windham, contact Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation at;
If your business is located in the counties of Caledonia, Chittenden, Essex, Franklin, Grand Isle, Orange, Orleans, or Windsor, contact Two Rivers – Ottauquechee Regional Commission at;
A CALL CENTER IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR THIS PROGRAM, PHONE CALLS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED OR RETURNED.