Uber-LISC Small Business Relief Grant Application

This application form captures preliminary information for a business seeking a Small Business Relief Grant. Before proceeding, LISC recommends that respondents read the online FAQ for more information about this round of the Small Business Grant Program.
Terms and Conditions

Applicants may apply once for this round and for one business only. For business owners with multiple businesses, please complete this application based on your largest business owned. Each grant is limited to one grant per individual and business tax ID. Awards will be made to qualified businesses, and eligibility is based on accurate and complete submission. 

Previous recipients of grants through LISC's Small Business Relief Grant program or through programs which received funding from Uber. such as the Black Businesses Matter Matching Fund, are not eligible for this funding opportunity. To be eligible for this award, the restaurant/food entrepreneur may not be affiliated with a national brand and must have no more than five locations. Other eligibility criteria may be applied.

Priority will be given especially to entrepreneurs of color, women- and veteran-owned businesses and other enterprises in historically under-served places who don’t have access to flexible, affordable capital. All awardees will have to certify that they are promoting the best interests of the community and are negatively impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. Nonprofit organizations are ineligible for this application.

If your business is selected as a finalist, you will be notified via email. Being selected as a finalist does not guarantee a grant will be awarded. As a finalist, additional documentation will be required, including date of birth, SSN, TIN/ITIN and/or EIN for the applicant and/or the business in order for us to perform the due diligence required by the program’s funding source. This due diligence inquiry may include a background search that we will conduct at our expense. If the due diligence step is successfully completed, we will ask for W-9 and appropriate banking information so that we may transfer funds by ACH to your designated account.

Privacy: Information provided through the application process is the responsibility of each applicant. Applications submitted to the portal remain confidential to the general public and any fellow applicants. Applicants will not hold LISC, Uber, or either of their respective affiliates, and/or their affiliates’ respective members, partners, directors, officers, employees, and agents liable for any losses, damages, costs, or expenses of any kind relating to the use or the adequacy, accuracy, or completeness of any information loaded in the formFor further information please see LISC’s privacy policyData entered on this secure form utilizes FormAssembly.  More info.

Conflict of Interest: Current directors, officers, employees and contractors of LISC or Uber and such individuals' family members (spouse, parents, children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and spouses of children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren) may not be eligible to receive an award. 

Publicity: If awarded, please be advised that the business/applicant’s application information, name, statements, and other information provided during the award process may be used for promotional purposes in all forms and media and the business/applicant may be contacted by LISC and/or Uber for such purposes. Applicant grants to LISC and Uber a perpetual license to use such information without additional compensation (except where prohibited by law), and without any right to review and/or approve such content. Until notified, applicants must agree not to share any status as a finalist publicly, including but not limited to all social media platforms, news media, or local publications.

Monitoring: LISC may monitor and conduct evaluation activity funded by the LISC Small Business Relief Grant. This might involve a review of quantitative or qualitative data needed to understand the impact of the fund.

Submission GuidanceLISC cannot accept changes to your application once it has been submitted, so please review it carefully. Your work may not be saved if you leave the web page before submitting the application. You may also lose your work if your internet is disconnected, or as a result of other potential web browser issues. 
 
You will see a confirmation page after successful completion of this application.

Initial Questions



Such grants include, but are not limited to, grants awarded from (or in the process of being awarded from) Uber's Black Businesses Matter Matching Fund.


Please confirm that this is entered accurately. An inaccurate weblink may disqualify your business from consideration.


For food trucks or otherwise mobile businesses, please enter the maximum number of food trucks or mobile locations you have in operation at any given time.
Applicant Information

Please be ready to provide information for the lead business owner.
Business Information 
For restauranteurs and/or food entrepreneurs with multiple locations, please complete this application based on the highest grossing location. 
Lead Business Owner Information

Max 40 characters

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Email and Phone Contact Information






6. Business Information

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Enter the street address where day to day operations take place - example: 1100 Wilson Street.
If the business is mobile - a food truck, fishing boat, ride share driver, etc, provide the address where the vehicle is stored during non-business hours.
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Alternative Business Information


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Additional Business Information


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Total Number of Workers 

The following questions ask about the number of employees at all locations operated by the applicant.
  
For this section, full-time workers are those who work 35 hours/week or more;
part-time workers are those who work less than 35 hours/week.


Enter whole number - No decimals

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Enter whole number - No decimals
Primary Industry



Socioeconomic Data

The next portion of the survey requests socioeconomic data related to the lead business owner and it is optional; if you wish not to provide socio-demographic information, please select 'Prefer not to say'. Please provide information based on how the lead business owner self-identifies.










Grant Information



Max 250 characters

For restauranteurs/food entrepreneurs with multiple locations, please respond based on your highest grossing location.

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Thank you for your interest in the LISC Small Business Relief Grant Program. We will be unable to process any grant application to your business without agreement to the terms and conditions or if you do not meet the eligibility criteria. 

If you have previously received--or are in the process of receiving--a grant from LISC or Uber,  you and your business are not eligible for this program. 

Your business must have been an active member of Uber Eats and/or Postmates as of January 1, 2021, may not be affiliated with a national brand, and must operate between one and five locations to be eligible for this program.  Other eligibility criteria may apply. 

Based on your answers, you have not accepted the terms and conditions and/or are not eligible for this award program. If you have entered your information incorrectly, please select 'Previous Page' and correct your responses.  

If you have questions or clarifications, please email us at SmallBusinessGrants@lisc.org and continue to monitor LISC's Small Business Resource page for updates on additional resources and programs.

Final Step: Please review the information below, e-sign and submit your application:

Thank you for completing your application. Please click 'Submit' below to complete your submission. 

If your business is selected as a finalist, you will be notified via email. Being selected as a finalist does not guarantee a grant will be awarded. As a finalist, additional documentation will be required, including date of birth, SSN, TIN/ITIN and/or EIN for the applicant and/or the business in order for us to perform the due diligence required by the program’s funding source. 

This due diligence inquiry may include business verification that we will conduct at our expense. If the due diligence step is successfully completed, we will ask for W-9 and appropriate banking information so that we may transfer funds by ACH to your designated account.

For general questions, please check the FAQ regularly for updates about the LISC Small Business Relief Grant. For additional questions not answered by the FAQ, please email SmallBusinessGrants@lisc.org. We are monitoring this email regularly and updating our FAQ accordingly. 
 
For data security questions, please review LISC’s Privacy Policy

For updates on additional resources and programs, visit LISC's Small Business Resource page.