Town of Colonie

Town of Colonie Small Business Low to Moderate Income Job Retention Grant Application

The Town of Colonie is partnering with the Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region to provide support for small businesses to help them adapt to COVID-19.

To support businesses, Colonie is awarding $189,500 in grants to help cover payroll, rent/mortgage, utilities or other expenses related to COVID (PPE, online ordering services, modifications to physical space). The application will be open March 16 – April 20. The application deadline is April 20 at 5:00pm. Grants will be awarded in amounts up to $10,000.

Who is eligible?

To be eligible, applicants must own business in the Town of Colonie, have 25 FTE employees or less, and suffered a revenue loss of at least 25% due to COVID-19.

How do I apply?

To be considered, applicants must submit the application below along with the following documentation:

  • FTE Worksheet
  • Most recent business tax returns
  • Business formation document
  • HUD Demographics worksheet
  • Monthly budget (using monthly budget and grant funds)
  • Duplication of benefits worksheet
  • Copy of drivers license for applicant and any other business owners
  • 2020 Profit & Loss Statement
  • 2020 Balance Sheet

Documentation should be uploaded electronically with application. Applications will not be reviewed until all documentation is submitted.


Applicants may also apply by submitting completed hard copy application found here, along with copies of required documentation. Hard copy applications can be mailed or delivered to:

Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region
255 Orange Street, Suite 103
Albany, NY 12210

Or you may email applications and attachments to:

For questions, please email Rose Bordett at or call her at (518) 436-8586 X 809.