COVID-19 Business Resources

The COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting social distancing precautions are impacting our local economy.  We understand the stress that our businesses and workers are facing given the uncertainty of this outbreak and the disruption of our normal schedules.  The purpose of this site is to communicate important information and share business resources to enable you and your employees to stay safe and informed during these uncertain times.
 
 The most up-to-date information about the virus in Lowell can be found on the 
City of Lowell's COVID-19 Resource Page
 
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 You can contact our team directly by 
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City of Lowell 

Covid-19 Restaurant Emergency Relief Grant

Applications Are Now Closed! 


Lowell restaurants 

The City of Lowell has established Round-3 of the COVID-19 Small Business Relief Fund providing up to $10,000 in grant funds to support qualified and eligible Lowell restaurants and other food businesses that have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Grant funds will be available to reimburse for working capital expenses, payroll expenses, or business related fees. 

City of Lowell COVID-19 Restaurant Emergency Relief Grant Application 


Contact DoBizInLowell@lowellma.gov for paper application or contact  

Maria Dickinson, 978-674-1435

MA New COVID-19 Pandemic Response Small Business Grant Programs
The Commonwealth of MA announced two new grant programs available to small businesses. Applications are open. For more information and to access the applications follow this link or click on the image below: https://www.empoweringsmallbusiness.org/

MA Small business grants 2022

The Entrepreneurship Center @ CTI will be hosting an info session about the MA BIZ-M-POWER Program on 3/10 at 2:00 pm via zoom. This program is available to small businesses and provides a crowdfunding matching grant program in partnership with Patronicity. See information below to participate: 

BIZ M Power InfoSession2

Do you need Technical Assistance?

Contact the individuals below to schedule a conference call for technical and language assistance for any program or initiative:

  • ENGLISH, please contact Maria Dickinson at 978-674-1435
  • PORTUGUESE, please contact Maria Dickinson at 978-674-1435
  • SPANISH, please contact Entrepreneurship Center @ CTI 
  • KHMER, please contact Kennis Yin-Mor (CMAA) at 978-454-6200