City of Oklahoma City
Minority-Owned Business Recovery Program
Applications will be accepted, reviewed and approved on a rolling basis.
The City of Oklahoma City Minority-Owned Business Recovery Program (MOBRP) is intended to provide short-term financial and technical support for existing minority-owned small businesses through:
- Grants to assist qualifying businesses with demonstrated lost revenue or increased operational expenses caused by COVID-19 business impacts
- Technical assistance providing subject matter expertise in legal/business advisory services, accounting & bookkeeping, and marketing & web development
- Business retrofit grants to offset the cost of sanitizing equipment, furniture or renovations needed to meet social distancing and/or safe operation standards
Program is specifically intended to assist qualifying small businesses with sustainability needs not met through other means including previous business grants, loans or technical assistance programs administered by the City of Oklahoma City, State of Oklahoma or U.S. Federal Government.
In order to qualify for assistance, a business must meet all of the following requirements:
- Have physical location within City of Oklahoma City limits. For reference, please visit the following City of Oklahoma City map.
- Have 25 or fewer full-time equivalent employees (1099 contractors will NOT be considered employees)
- Operate as a for-profit business
Owner, or at least 51% of ownership group, must be of one or more of the following minority groups:
- American Indian or Alaska Native
- Black or African American
- Hispanic or Latino
- Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
- Be a legally-operating business at the time of application (defined as showing legal certification for operation by local, State or Federal authorities as appropriate)