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Small Business Emergency Relief Application

  1. The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Small Business Emergency Relief Program was approved by the Hyattsville City Council to provide economic relief to small business owners in Hyattsville. The fund includes $1.5 million to support Hyattsville-based small businesses. Eligible applicants who are suffering financial hardships due to COVID-19 are encouraged to apply. 

    Funds will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Applicants must be able to provide proof of eligibility for the grant program. There are no restrictions on the use of grant funds, if awarded.

    For assistance with this application, please review the Frequently Asked Questions at: www.hyattsville.orgs/rescueplan

    Please contact Small Business Recovery Coordinator Krissi Humbard at or (301) 789-7680 for questions. Please allow up to 30 calendar days to process grant applications. 

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  2. General Information
  3. In February 2020, was the business fully operational or were you, as an Independent Contractor in the personal care services industry, providing services within the City of Hyattsville? *
  4. As of the date of the application, is your business fully operational or are you, as an Independent Contractor in the personal care services industry, providing services within the City of Hyattsville? *

    The Small Business Emergency Relief Program is only available to businesses or Independent Contractors that were operating in February 2020 and are currently in operation. 

    By selecting "No," you have indicated you are not eligible for the Small Business Emergency Relief Program.

  6. All applicants are required to submit a federal Form W-9 in order to receive payment. You can download a copy of the form at:

  7. Do you have a Business License with the City of Hyattsville?*

    NOTE: If you own a daycare, you are required to have a state childcare license for this grant program.

  8. Get a Business License

    A City of Hyattsville Business License is required to receive awards under the Small Business Emergency Relief Program.

    If you do not have a City of Hyattsville Business License, please contact Krissi Humbard, Small Business Recovery Coordinator, at or 301-789-7680.

  9. Select the type of assistance you are requesting. “Small business” means that you operate a separate business entity and have fewer than 250 employees. “Independent Contractor in Personal Care Services” means that you are self-employed (e.g., not employed by a business) in a barber shop, beauty salon, nail salon, tattoo shop, or other personal care service.*


  10. Please indicate the type of financial harm your business experienced due to COVID-19.*
  11. Please select the appropriate industry in which your small business operates.*


  12. Was 50% or more of your gross income in 2020 or 2021 from Independent Contractor personal care services provided within the City of Hyattsville?*

    Individuals with less than 50% of income derived from personal care services are not eligible for this program. 

  13. Please provide evidence that you were providing services within the City of Hyattsville in February 2020 and at the date of the application. Documentation may include any one of the following:*
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