The application period is now open for the City of Napa’s Community Recovery Bank and eligible organizations and businesses are invited to apply.
Earlier this year, the City of Napa City Council directed a total of $1,150,000 million of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding to be made available as grants, via a Community Recovery Bank, to assist with community recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The Community Recovery Bank program is designed to support organizations, programs, and activities that benefit City of Napa residents and small businesses.
Organizations eligible to apply include nonprofits that are corporations, associations, agencies, or faith-based organizations with a 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(6) nonprofit status under the Internal Revenue Service Code, as well as for-profit small businesses that meet additional eligibility requirements. All eligible applicants must serve City of Napa residents or businesses, provide proof of insurance, and be in good standing with the California Secretary of State and the California Attorney General’s Registry of Charitable Trusts, if required by law to be registered.
Available grants are available with a minimum of $5,000 and a maximum of $350,000 per organization.
Applicants may apply for funds from September 15, 2022, through October 15, 2022. Priority will be given to those applications which help support communities and populations most disproportionately impacted by the pandemic. Award recommendations will also be reflective the Community Survey results which demonstrated high public interest in community programs to support housing assistance, homelessness services, as well as aid to for programs that support our businesses and childcare programs.
To learn more about eligibility, grand awards, and the application process, please visit www.cityofnapa.org/CommunityRecoveryBankApplication.