Grant Qualifications


Clayton County is proud to announce the County’s COVID-19 Small Business Relief Grant. The goal of this grant program is to provide grants to businesses throughout Clayton County to support economic recovery from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Individual grants of $10,000 will be provided to those businesses that were negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and meet qualifications outlined below. Clayton County, where the world lands and opportunities take off.

Grants will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, with a priority review to those companies that have not received grant funds previously. This program will remain open until all funds have been allocated.

To be eligible for a grant, businesses must:

  • Have been established and recognized by Clayton County by January 1, 2021
  • Be operational in Clayton County, Georgia (All cities and districts of the county are eligible)
  • Show proof of negative impacts due to COVID-19
  • Intend to stay in business for the following 12 months
  • Have 200 employees or less

Gas stations, adult novelty shops and adult entertainment businesses are excluded from applying for grant funds. *Nonprofits will be eligible in future rounds of grant funding later in the year.

For more information visit claytoncountyga.gov.

Please contact us by email at info@claytongrants.com or by phone at (855) CLAYBIZ (855-252-9249) if you have any questions or need assistance. Phone hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00AM to 7:00 PM.

Thank you,

Clayton County Office of Economic Development
Clayton County Board of Commissioners