Recovery Boost Grant

The City of Dublin’s Recovery Boost Grant Program was established to help mitigate the severe impacts of the pandemic and related health orders on small businesses in Dublin. The program is specifically intended to support the recovery efforts of businesses that have incurred economic losses during COVID-19.


Program Overview

Recovery Boost Grant Program logo - hand under coinThe Program provided a grant of up to $10,000 to reimburse an eligible small business for expenses incurred related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Examples of reimbursement requests for consideration:

  • Outdoor Operations (i.e., outdoor tents, canopies, heaters, weather protection, barricades, visibility, etc.)
  • Interior Alterations (i.e., plexiglass partitions, HEPA air purifiers, dividers, durable safety signage, etc.)
  • Physical Improvements to install a take-out/pick-up window
  • Digital Technology Equipment and/or Services (i.e., online or contactless payment systems, website creation, video conferencing hardware and software, etc.) - limit $5,000 for this category
  • Personal Protective Equipment, Cleaning and Sanitation Supplies, Health and Safety Equipment - limit $5,000 for this category 
  • Marketing and Business Promotion (i.e., advertising signage, print advertising, social media, etc.) - limit $5,000 for this category

Program Final Report

The Program was able to provide grants to 127 Dublin businesses. See the list of recipients here

The Program provided approximately $763,000 in financial assistance to: 

  • 50 Restaurants 
  • 42 Personal Care Services, Medical Offices, etc. 
  • 20 Retail/Other Stores 
  • 15 Fitness Businesses, Entertainment Centers
Recovery Boost Grant Program Infographic showing 127 businesses received a grant.

Program Criteria & Application Process

Program applications were accepted December 18, 2020 through March 31, 2021 and reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis.

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More Information

If you have additional questions about the Program or the application process, please contact the Office of Economic Development via email or call Taryn Gavagan Bozzo at 925-833-6650.