Small Business Rapid Relief Funds


December 30, 2020

The City of Decatur is now accepting applications for the Decatur Small Business Rapid Relief Funds.  The City has been awarded $1.2 Million from the DCEO CURE-ES program to provide to our small businesses and hospitality industry.  The applications will be accepted until 3:00 pm on January 6, 2021.  Go to the City of Decatur’s website for program rules and the application.

Hotels/motels, along with bars and restaurants, as well as other small businesses are encouraged to apply immediately online for this grant opportunity to help alleviate the financial constraint that COVID-19 has had on their businesses.  This grant money is being made available to reimburse Decatur businesses for expenses incurred between March 1 and December 30, 2020, related outdoor dining expenses, PPE purchases, as well as mortgage/rent and utility relief.

For more information about the guidelines and qualifications and to apply online, visit  If you have questions or concerns, please contact City staff for assistance at (217) 424-2797.  The Small Business Rapid Relief Funds, are in addition to the small business assistance grants that the City has provided to CICD to distribute to our local businesses.

City of Decatur
Community Development Department