City of Auburn accepting applications for ARPA CLSFRF grant funding

The City of Auburn NY (the City) has directed $500,000 in Federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) / Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (CSLFRF) grant funding to be allocated specifically to businesses located in the City of Auburn whose operations and financial condition were adversely impacted by the COVID-19 public health emergency.

Businesses located within the City of Auburn can apply up to $40,000. This is a grant program. Not a loan! Visit CEDA’s website for more information or click the application link below to apply.

Period to Use the Funds

The CSLFRF funds must be used to cover costs between March 3, 2021 and December 31, 2024. The period of performance will run until December 31, 2026 to provide the business a reasonable amount of time to complete projects funded by CSLFRF.


Click here to apply on the City of Auburn website:

 *Applicants will be required to create an account before completing the online application. When applying make sure to have an active email account to receive updates.

Application Deadline:

Deadline for application submission is April 30, 2022 at 4:00pm

Need Assistance?

If you need help with completing the online application, contact CEDA Business Development Specialist Julia Foster to setup an appointment at 2 State Street:

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