Information and Resources for Rutland City Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

Micro Business Emergency Loan Provision

The Micro Business Emergency Loan program has utilized all financial resources and is currently suspended until additional funding becomes available. If additional financial resources become available applications will again be accepted.

A Business Incentive and Assistance Program (BIAP) has been established and funded to support growth and expansion of Rutland City businesses.  Due to the significant negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Rutland City businesses this BIAP program has added a Micro Business Emergency Loan Provision.

Federal Stimulus FAQ

Small Business Owners Guide to the CARES Act

Governor’s Stay Home Stay Safe Executive Order

What if I think my business should be open but I am being asked to close?

Vermont businesses may seek further guidance from the Agency of Commerce and Community Development by completing the Continuation of Operations Form describing why they believe the existing guidance incorrectly requires them to close their in-person business functions.  Individuals will receive a decision within 24 hours of your submission.

Information for Businesses Regarding COVID-19

COVID-19 Federal Rural Resource Guide

Helping Vermonters Get Back To Work