Bowie Restaurant Reimbursement Grant Application TEST

  1. The Bowie Restaurant Reimbursement Grant is a grant program to assist small restaurant businesses located in The City of Bowie with establishing and operating outdoor dining.

    Program Overview:

    • One-time reimbursement of up to $2,500.
    • The program received $20,000 in funding on May 2, 2022.
    • Limited to one award per business entity.
    • Eligible purchases include tables and chairs solely for use in the outdoor dining operations, and umbrellas, tents, canopies, heaters, and demising or protective barriers for use in an outdoor dining area of the restaurant. Purchases must be made between April 1, 2022, and November 16, 2022. Receipts must be submitted by November 30, 2022.

    Criteria for Eligible Businesses:

    • Must have a physical establishment within the City of Bowie.
    • Hold a valid Use and Occupancy Permit for the business.
    • Must be a registered business entity in good standing with the State of Maryland.
    • Must be current on all City of Bowie property taxes.
    • Have no pre-existing tax liens or legal judgements.

    The following are NOT eligible:

    • Home-based businesses
    • Food Trucks
    • Churches
    • Non-profit organizations
    • Banks & financial institutions
    • Investment real-estate entities
    • Government agencies
    • Restaurant business owners who are subject to an Order of Abatement issued by the District Court in connection with the issuance of municipal infractions issued by a City of Bowie or Prince George's County Code Compliance Officer.

    Application and Review:

    • Applications will be accepted starting at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday May 18, 2022 and will be processed on a first come, first serve basis through the date when all the available grant money has been committed or 2 p.m. Thursday July 18, 2022, whichever comes first
    • Applications may be submitted by email or fax.
    • Applications will be reviewed by the City.
    • The grant award will be made by a letter agreement with the applicant.

    Payment Information:

    • Awardees will be required to produce receipts and provide an explanation about what item or items each receipt is for.


    Contact the Economic Development Office by email at jhking@cityofbowie.org for additional information.

  2. Is the business in operation as of the date of the application?*
  3. Current Use and Occupancy Permit*
  4. Applicants must check the box below and sign and date the application prior to submission.
  5. Certification*

    Under penalty of perjury, I certify that the information presented in this application, including supporting documentation, is true and accurate to the best of my knowledge. I further understand that providing false representations constitutes an act of fraud. False, misleading, or incomplete information may result in the termination of, and the required repayment of all benefits received through the Bowie Restaurant Reimbursement Grant Program.

  6. Enter the first initial and last name of the applicant followed by the date submitted to sign this application.

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  8. This field is not part of the form submission.