Small Business Resiliency Program Application

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and The City of Hammond have created a Small Business Resiliency Program that will provide financial assistance to small for-profit businesses directly affected by revenue loss resulting from COVID-19. The program is available to City of Hammond businesses that have 50 or less employees, who can demonstrate a decrease in revenue as a result of COVID-19. Eligible businesses will receive a grant for up to $10,000 for business-related expenses. Funding can only be used for eligible operating expenses. Award amounts are subject to funds availability and the discretion of the Resiliency Review Committee.
  • Program open until June 26th.
  • Business Profit/Loss statement is required.
  • Available to Hammond For-Profit businesses in a commercial area only.
  • Must have 50 employees or less.
  • Up to $10,000.00 will be granted.
The application is a fillable PDF. Please download the PDF to your hard drive before filling it in.
Sorry, the application deadline was june 26, 2020

Complete the application and accompanying documents.


Save the completed PDF application and email as an attachment to:


Print the completed PDF application and bring to:
Hammond City Hall
Economic Development Office Room 328
5925 Calumet Avenue
Hammond, IN 46320

All questions regarding this program can be directed to Juan Moreno or Anne Anderson at (219) 853-6508 x-1.