Recovery Grant Program


Town Supervisor Ciaran Hanna announced the creation of the Town of Perinton Recovery Grant Program (RGP), dedicating $200,000 to assist local small businesses and non-profits with COVID-19 related expenses and recovery assistance. Supervisor Hanna directed a portion of the Town’s American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) economic stimulus and recovery funds to establish the RGP. The program will provide approved applicants up to $7,500.

The Town has partnered with the Fairport Foundation, a 501(c)3 established in 2011 to support the Fairport Perinton business community, to administer the program and evaluate applications. Applications will be scored based on the following criteria:

  • Pandemic impact on revenues.
  • Applicant’s COVID Pivot.
  • Applicant’s future plans.

The deadline to apply is Monday, May 16, 2022. Awards will be announced and dispersed in June.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Currently own and operate a small business or non-profit within the limits of the Town of Perinton.
  • Business has 100 or fewer employees and is independently owned and operated (Small Business as defined in Section 131 of the Economic Development Law, NY).
  • Business/Organization established before March 1, 2021.
  • Have incurred unexpected expenses since March 1, 2020, due to COVID-19.
  • Have experienced a loss in revenue due to COVID-19.
  • Only paid expenses with clearly itemized receipts as proof of payment.
  • Business is not suspended or debarred from the use of Federal funds.

COVID-19 Small Business Recovery Grant Application

Available to small businesses and non-profit organizations located in the Town of Perinton and Village of Fairport.

Applicant Information

Applicant Name(Required)
Applicant Address(Required)
Email(Required)

Business/Non-Profit Information

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    Type of Business/Organization(Required)
    Do you identify with any of the following business districts, hamlets, or corridors?(Required)
    Are you a certified MWBE or Veteran-Owned Small Business?(Required)
    Business/Organization Address(Required)
    Current Business Status - Please check all that apply.(Required)
    Please check all COVID financial program support you have received(Required)

    Impact of COVID-19 on Revenue

    If you do not have this data because your business was not yet established, please note N/A.
    500 character max.

    COVID Expense Summary

    Examples: self-checkout kiosks, POS equipment /upgrades, ventilation modification or installation, social distancing accommodations, outdoor seating rentals or purchases, ventilation modifications, COVID-related insurances, barriers, PPE, cleaning supplies, sanitizer, hand washing stations, thermometer for temperature checks, signage materials, marketing, printing.
    Examples: remodeling to add or improve drive-thru, walk up or curbside services, replacement or restoration of surfaces for ease of sanitation, installation of barriers, contracting expenses for installation of equipment.
    Examples: cleaning services, delivery apps/fees, service contracts, marketing, employee recruitment and retention.
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      Pivot/Adaption Information

      How have you adapted your business so far? Please check all that apply.(Required)

      Future Plans for Business/Non-Profit

      Certification(Required)

      Please contact the Supervisor’s Office at 585-223-0770, or email RGP@perinton.org, with any questions.


      No person or business shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefit of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity funded in whole or in part with Town funds on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions, sex stereotyping, transgender status, and gender identity), national origin (including limited English proficiency), age, disability, or political affiliation or belief.