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Take It Outside is a Commerce RI initiative to combat COVID 19 and increase outdoor small business operations. Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce will facilitate the program by reimbursing valid expenses. This is the third round of Take It Outside funding. Applicants may be reimbursed up to $10,000 total from one or multiple organizations, for this round of funding.

  • Must be a valid, active, for-profit entity registered in the State of Rhode Island.
  • Gross Annual Revenue did not exceed $1,000,000 in FY 2020 or 2021.
  • Must have a demonstrated financial loss due to COVID 19.
  • Federal SAM number required - to find yours, or create one, go to www.SAM.gov

The cost of purchasing, obtaining, delivering, or installing:

  • Tables
  • Chairs
  • Tents
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Signage
  • Bike Racks
  • Security
  • Contactless Technology
  • Weatherization

Other costs for purchasing goods or services deemed necessary to increase outdoor operations

TAKE IT OUTSIDE APPLICATION PORTAL

STATUS: NOT OPEN YET

REASON: NRI CHAMBER CONTRACT MUST BE COMPLETED BY COMMERCE RI