Downtown Rutland Micro-Business Grant Program:

This program aims to help existing businesses make capital improvements, such as equipment, fixtures, physical space and facade. These are competitive grants with limited funds to be awarded. Download the Micro Business Grant Application.


Small Business Start-up Grants:

The Small Business Start-up grants aims to help new small businesses open their doors in Downtown Rutland. This program fills the need of helping new businesses that are not necessarily on our “target business recruitment” list. The Business Development Committee will review any and all applications for this program. Download the Small Business Start-up Business Grant Application.


Downtown and Village Tax Credits:

Downtown Rutland is one of 23 Designated Downtowns in the state of Vermont. As a result, property owners may qualify for tax credits in order to improve their property. Find out more.