Fairport Local Development Corporation announces reimbursement grant program to help businesses adapt to the impacts of the pandemic.
(Fairport, NY – August 10, 2020) The Village of Fairport Local Development Corporation has announced the Local Investments for Fairport’s Transformation (LIFT) Grant Program to assist Village businesses as they adapt to operating during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The program will provide reimbursement for COVID-19 expenses related to keeping staff and customers safe as businesses reopen or continue to operate during this pandemic.
The Fairport Local Development Corporation has committed $50,000 to the LIFT Grant program. Grants up to a maximum of $3,000.00 will provide reimbursement for costs incurred since March 15, 2020 for the purchase of COVID related supplies, services and renovations to enable businesses to adapt to COVID-19 restrictions.
“The Village of Fairport Local Development Corporation (FLDC) commits its resources, expertise and energies to creating a local economy that is healthy and vibrant,” said Kevin Clark, FLDC Board Chair. “During this time especially, our efforts are focused helping our retail and commercial businesses to adapt to new challenges. The LIFT Grant program underscores our commitment to ensuring the Village of Fairport’s position as a premier community offering a diverse and vibrant business district for residents and visitors alike.”