Up to $20,000 Grant Reimbursement for Small Businesses in Miami Beach

For businesses in:

City of Miami Beach

Provided by:

City of Miami Beach

Ideal for:

Small Businesses/Microenterprises

Get up to $20,000 as reimbursement for business expenses.

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Benefits

  • Up to $20,000 grant reimbursement for expenses incurred between October 1, 2020 and December 31, 2020.
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Eligibility

Your business may be eligible for funds if you fall within these categories:


Microenterprise:

  • Microenterprise located within the City of Miami Beach.
  • Business must have 5 employees or less.
  • Owner of the microenterprise business earns at or below 80% AMI.
  • Owner does not need to be paid as an employee or be included in the payroll register.

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Job Creation/Retention:

  • Small Business located within the City of Miami Beach.
  • Small Business must have 10 employees or less.
  • Ability to retain/create one full time job, for a minimum of 12 months, for an employee that resides in a Miami Beach household earning no more than 80% area median income (AMI).
  • The retained or created fulltime job may be a combination of multiple part-time jobs.


Additional Criteria:

  • City of Miami Beach/Miami-Dade County/State of Florida licenses must be up to date.
  • Miami Beach 2021 Business Tax Receipt must be in paid status.
  • Applicant must be a business that was or became operational prior to October 1, 2019.


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Application

To apply, visit the link provided to review program guidelines and login or create a new profile to submit the application.


Applications evaluated and processed on a first-come, first-qualified, first-served basis. Applications open until funds are exhausted.


For additional information or questions, please contact the City of Miami Beach Economic Development Department at mbbiz@miamibeachfl.gov.

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Requirements

  • Business federal income tax return for the most recent fiscal year. If a business has filed an IRS extension request for the current year, the applicant must submit the most recent year’s filed tax return and evidence of filing extension request.
  • Bank statements, annuity statements, or other documentation demonstrating business assets.
  • Copy of business payroll registry upon date of application. Subsequent payroll documentation will be required at the time of initial expense reimbursement and on a quarterly basis, in order to verify creation or retention of qualified employee.
  • Duplication of Benefits Affidavit
  • Prior to payment of grant reimbursement, the business must register for and submit (1) Duns & Bradstreet (D&B) identification number and (2) System for Award Management (Sam.gov) registration.
  • IRS W-9 Form and City of Miami Beach Vendor Registration
  • Additional documentation may be required by the City, in its sole discretion.

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