Grant Opportunities

Open Opportunities

QUEEN street corridor grants

Grants of up to $5,000 are available to certain businesses located within the Queen Street Corridor of Old Town. Applications will be open from Friday, October 8, 2021, through Monday, October 18, 2021.

RETURN TO EARN Grants

Want to offer a bonus to attract new hires? Through the Return to Earn Program, Virginia will reimburse up to $500 to award bonuses to up to 25 new employees hired after May 31, 2021. Only Virginia employers with fewer than 100 employees may qualify for funds. The employer must also be incorporated in Virginia, and wages for new hires must be a minimum of $15.00 per hour. The position must be W-2 employment but can be part- or full-time.


CLOSED Opportunities

ALEXANDRIA BACK TO BUSINESS All-Weather Grant

AEDP awarded $500,000 in federal CARES Act funding for restaurant, retail, and fitness businesses to  “winterize” outdoor business areas.

ALEXANDRIA BACK TO BUSINESS Round Two Information

In fall 2020, AEDP awarded a second round of Back-to-Business grants.

ALEXANDRIA BACK TO BUSINESS Round One Information

To learn more about the process and impact of Round One grants, please click on the link below.