COVID-19 Grants

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) - Small Business

This grant is a joint effort between the City of Williamsburg, the City of Poquoson, and York County. This grant provides businesses with up to $5,000 for:

  • The purchase of Personal Protective Equipment required for businesses to safely reopen
  • Modifications to businesses that facilitate social distancing
  • Rent relief

Tourism Industry COVID-19 Relief Grant

This program offers relief grants to lodging and dining establishments, which have been severely impacted by COVID-19 mitigation measures and travel declines.

Greater Williamsburg Small Business Relief Fund

This is a joint effort between the Economic Development Authorities (EDA) of the City of Williamsburg and Counties of York and James City. This program provides up to $3,000 for City of Williamsburg businesses that have been impacted by COVID-19.

Other EDA Grant Programs

Incentives and Programs Page

The City of Williamsburg Economic Development Authority has a suite of grant programs available to City of Williamsburg businesses. See the Incentives and Programs page for more details on: