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Posted on: January 20, 2023

Cherry Hill RISE Recovery Grant Program Update

The Township of Cherry Hill has been awarded a total of $11.36 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds to respond to the COVID-19 public health emergency and its economic impact. 

Township Council has approved that a portion of this funding is made available as recovery grants to community organizations, non-profits, and small businesses that have faced economic hardship resulting from or worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic. This grant program opened for application submissions on October 31, 2022.  

The Township has made the following updates and clarifications to this program:

  • Grant program deadline has been extended to February 28th, 2023.
  • It is no longer a requirement that the small business owner be a resident of Cherry Hill.
  • Franchises may apply if they provide proof they are wholly independently owned and operated.
  • Edits, for clarification, to the small business eligibility and required documentation sections.


As a reminder, all pending applications in Zoom Grants that need further documentation should be finalized as soon as possible in order to expedite the eligibility review process.

For more information, please visit our website at www.chnj.gov/rise.  The updated Recovery Grant guidelines can be found in the “quick links” section on the website.  

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