Small Business Lease Emergency Assistance Grant Program

Governor Phil Murphy and Lt. Governor Sheila Oliver recently announced $5 million in funding for Phase 2 of the Small Business Lease Emergency Assistance Grant Program. This commercial rent relief program provides grants up to $10,000 for COVID-impacted small businesses and nonprofits located in NJRA’s 66 legislatively designated communities.

The application for these grants opens on Monday, February 22nd, at 9:00 a.m. and is first-come-first served.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Small businesses leasing commercial space in mixed-use buildings
  • Small businesses leasing space in commercial buildings
  • Small businesses leasing space to operate a storefront business
  • Small businesses occupying no more than 5,000 SF of space
  • Small businesses in one of our 66 legislatively designated municipalities

To view the list of our 66 legislatively designated municipalities, click here.

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