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    Supporting local businesses with a collective
    $2 million in grants

    On April 6, Citizens Bank launched the Small Business Recovery Program, a $2 million commitment to business customers most impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, 134 small businesses were selected to receive a $15,000 grant to help them through this tumultuous time.

    How We're Supporting Small Businesses

    Citizens Gives 134 Small Businesses a
    $2 Million Boost

    The recipients of our Small Business Recovery Program grants are located across all the communities we serve. And the companies run the gamut from dentist offices to doggy daycares, food cooperatives to eldercare centers, plumbers to restaurants, and more.

    Learn more about the Small Business Recovery Program.

    Covid-19 Small Business Relief

    Covid-19 Small Business Relief

    Grant Recipient: Johnny’s Victory Diner

    Thanks to the $15,000 grant, this Rhode Island restaurant will be able to pay bills, make renovations, and add a new side entrance to the diner to help wait staff access the outdoor eating area.

    Learn more about Johnny’s Victory Diner.

    Grant Recipient: Widmer & Davis Artisan Distilleries

    At this distillery in Newport, New Hampshire, nearly $17,000 worth of vodka will never be consumed. Instead, it's being repurposed to make high-quality hand sanitizer to be donated and sold around the local community to combat COVID-19.

    Learn more about Widmer & Davis Artisan Distilleries.

    Wilmner & Davis Artisan Distilleries

    Covid-19 Small Business Relief

    Grant Recipient: The Log Cabin Restaurant

    This Connecticut restaurant is showing its gratitude for its supportive community. As a recipient of a $15,000 grant from the Small Business Recovery Program, the Stangos family shows what it truly means to pay it forward.

    Read The Log Cabin Restaurant’s story.

    Grant Recipient: RTM Vital Signs

    What if there was a way to detect COVID-19 before people became symptomatic? The RTM Vital Signs team has spent years developing a wearable device that may be able to do just that.

    Learn more about RTM Vital Signs’ work.

    Covid-19 Small Business Relief

    Operation Made

    Grant Recipient: Operation Made

    Operation Made allows veterans to turn their art into opportunity. From handmade chocolates to games and apparel, the organization exclusively sells products made by military veterans and their families at a gift shop in Warwick, Rhode Island.

    Learn more about Operation Made.

    Grant Recipient: Clover Gift Shop

    The Clover Gift Shop in Woodstock, Vermont, has been around for 92 years. Despite the pandemic, the community staple is hoping to rise above its challenges to go on for another 92 years.

    Read the Clover Gift Shop story.

    Operation Made

    Covid-19 Small Business Relief

    Grant Recipient: People Against Trafficking Humans

    People Against Trafficking Humans (PATH) in Buffalo, New York, has stayed true to its mission to help victims in need during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Read the full story on PATH.

    Grant Recipient: Anila's Dress Maker

    COVID-19 has all but cancelled the 2020 wedding season. With no brides in her shop to work with, Anila of Anila's Dress Maker in Philadelphia has turned her storefront into a way to give back. Mask by mask, she's stitching her community back together.

    Learn more about Anila's Dress Maker.

    Anila's Dress Maker

    Covid-19 Small Business Relief

    Grant Recipient: Broad Street Ministry

    How do you serve meals to hundreds of homeless and hungry people during a global pandemic? You get creative. Broad Street Ministry (BSM) in Philadelphia is a $15,000 grant recipient from our Small Business Recovery Program.

    Learn more about BSM’s work in the community.

    Grant Recipient: Bridgeway Home

    When schools went virtual, this northern Ohio group home transitioned all of its kids to a new normal of at-home learning. To aid that effort, the Bridgeway Home received a $15,000 grant from our Small Business Recovery Program.

    Learn more about the Bridgeway Home's work.

    Covid-19 Small Business Relief

    Covid-19 Small Business Relief

    Grant Recipient: Fresh Truck

    Fresh Truck, a nonprofit mobile grocery store in the Boston area, is doing its part to deliver healthy food (and much needed relief) to local households during the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s why the organization was given a $15,000 grant from our Small Business Recovery Program.

    Learn more about Fresh Truck.

    Grant Recipient: Visiting Angels of Verona

    Many of our aging relatives, neighbors, and friends are being forced into isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic. Fortunately, Visiting Angels of Verona, located outside Pittsburgh, is there to care for their senior patients.

    Learn more about Visiting Angels of Verona.

    Anila's Dress Maker

    Small Business Recovery Program Grant Recipients

    Check out the 134 businesses that received a $15,000 grant to see if there’s one from your community.

    • Connecticut

      Express Your Pet, LLC

      Rocky Hill, CT

      Mel's Downtown Creamery

      Pawcatuck, CT

      PF Testa LLC DBA Child's Play

      Ledyard, CT

      The Log Cabin Restaurant

      Clinton, CT

      Wepco Plastics

      Colchester, CT

    • Delaware

      Faithful Friends, Inc

      Wilmington, DE

      Georg Bloom Furniture DBA Home Mattress Center

      Wilmington, DE

      Nightingale Health Care Service, LLC

      Bear, DE

      Restoring Life Restoration Center Corp.

      New Castle, DE

    • Massachusetts

      3 Broke Girls Salon

      Plymouth, MA

      Aceituna Grill

      Boston, MA

      Aphios Corporation

      Woburn, MA

      Big East Security Integrations LLC

      Wrentham, MA

      BodiScience Wellness Center & Spa

      Beverly, MA

      Can-do Handyman Services

      Groton, MA

      Conservation Solutions Corporation

      Carlisle, MA

      East Point ADHC, LLC

      Salem, MA

      Fresh Truck

      Boston, MA

      Garcia Dedicated Transportation

      Springfield, MA

      Global Research Innovation and Technology, Inc. DBA GRIT

      Medford, MA

      Goodfellas Doggy Daycare

      Saugus, MA

      Helinski Law Offices

      Wellesley, MA

      J.C. Jacobs Plumbing

      Norwood, MA

      Lex Communicate, LLC

      Lexington, MA

      Lovin' Spoonfuls Inc.

      Boston, MA

      Lynnway Pizza Inc. DBA Alfredo's Italian Kitchen

      Lynn, MA

      Maribeth Crupi Physical Therapy, LLC

      Wilmington, MA

      Mechanical Solutions

      Jamaica Plain, MA

      Media Shower

      Sherborn, MA

      Millennium Campus Network Inc.

      Boston, MA

      Mirage Hair Design

      Natick, MA

      Nardone Construction

      Beverly, MA

      NU Kitchen

      Somerville, MA

      Parlor Skis

      East Boston, MA

      Reading Endodontics, PC

      Reading, MA

      Social Made Simple, LLC

      Newton, MA

      Square Medical Group

      Watertown, MA

      Stay Clean Power Washing, Inc.

      North Attleboro, MA

      The Boston Smoked Fish Company, LLC

      Boston, MA

      Today's Wellness

      North Andover MA

      Vitra Visiting Nurse Agency, LLC

      Braintree, MA

    • Michigan

      Afful Consulting Corporation

      Detroit, MI

      Avalon Physician Services

      Northville, MI

      Educare Student Services, LLC

      Dearborn, MI

      Excellerate Associates and Business Innovation Lab

      Livonia, MI

      Laundry Experts

      Warren, MI

      Macomb County Rotating Emergency Shelter Team

      Roseville, MI

      Midwest Staffing & Consulting, Inc.

      Grosse Pointe, MI

      Oral Health Solutions, NPO

      Berkley, MI

      Richard R. Bagdasarian DDS PLC

      West Bloomfield, MI

      Robert D. Adas DPM PC

      Farmington Hills, MI

      Sherwood Medical Center

      Detroit, MI

    • New Hampshire

      Bagels Plus

      North Conway, NH

      Better Business Better Foods, Inc

      Milford, NH

      Brookside Market and Deli

      Exeter, NH

      Gray Consulting and Therapy, LLC

      East Hampstead, NH

      Media Power Youth

      Manchester, NH

      Prime Lifetime Services

      Amherst, NH

      Think Design

      Exeter, NH

      Widmer & Davis Artisan Distilleries, LLC

      Newport, NH


      Rollinsford, NH

    • New Jersey

      FECT Services

      Trenton, NJ

      Miles Auto Service

      Sewell, NJ

      The Training Room of Washington Township, LLC

      Sewell, NJ

    • New York

      Boys & Girls Club of East Aurora

      East Aurora, NY

      Boys & Girls Club of the Northtowns

      Buffalo, NY

      Cornerstone Herkimer, LLC

      Herkimer, NY

      Donald A Tucker, DDS

      Williamsville, NY

      EnCompass: Resources for Learning

      Rochester, NY

      Gay Lee LCSW-R

      Newburgh, NY

      Jonathan A Wachpress, DDS PC

      Garden City, NY

      Messy Hands, Happy Hearts, LLC

      New Windsor, NY

      Morley's Bar & Grill, LLC

      Middletown, NY

      Nine's Foodservice

      Amherst, NY

      People Against Trafficking Humans Inc. (PATH)

      Depew, NY

      Stem Town, Inc.

      Buffalo, NY

      The Engaged Elder

      Pittsford, NY

    • Ohio

      Bridgeway Home, Inc.

      Wadsworth, OH

      Club 300 Catering, Inc.

      Toledo, OH

      Common Ground Family Services, LLC (CGFS)

      Tallmadge, OH

      Famicos Foundation

      Cleveland, OH

      Kulture Kids

      Cleveland Heights, OH

      Manufacturing Works

      Cleveland, OH

      S&P Subs Inc. DBA Subway

      Lakewood, OH

      The Brunch Box, LLC

      Columbia Station, OH

      Total Voice Technologies

      Broadview Heights, OH

      Vispiri Inc. DBA Cleveland Whiskey

      Cleveland, OH

      Wagner's Tax Service

      Oregon, OH

    • Pennsylvania

      Affinity Confections

      Philadelphia, PA

      Agency Landscape + Planning

      Philadelphia, PA

      All HVAC and Electrical, LLC

      Philadelphia, PA

      Anila's Dress Maker

      Philadelphia, PA

      Anita T. Conner & Associates, PC

      Jenkintown, PA

      Broad Street Ministry

      Philadelphia, PA

      Ceramics Composites & Coatings, Inc.

      Lancaster, PA

      Continuum Rehabilitation

      West Chester, PA

      Design 710

      Abington, PA

      Digital Bridges Pittsburgh

      Pittsburgh, PA

      Dr. Sophie Fink PsyD LLC

      Philadelphia, PA

      F. Rothman Enterprises, LLC

      Merion Station, PA

      First Class Pharmacy

      Philadelphia, PA

      FudgeCo/Chocolate Moonshine Co.

      Grove City, PA

      K Castings, Inc

      Latrobe, PA

      Karagodsky & Associates, PC

      Philadelphia, PA

      Love Salon Corporation

      Southampton, PA

      M & J Tax Service, Inc

      New Stanton, PA

      Maid on the Spot, Inc.

      Ambridge, PA

      Mighty Writers

      Philadelphia, PA

      North City Congress

      Philadelphia, PA

      PA Center for Heading & Balance

      Springfield, PA

      Pennsylvania Vascular Associates, PC

      Philadelphia, PA

      Restoring Purpose Home Care LLC DBA Visiting Angels of Verona

      Verona, PA

      RTM Vital Signs, LLC

      Philadelphia, PA

      Sang Kee Peking Duck House

      Philadelphia, PA

      SDBBQ, LLC

      Lansdale, PA

      Small Penn Management, LLC

      Pittsburgh, PA

      Smith Medicine, PC

      Wynnewood, PA

      The Sunday Love Project

      Philadelphia, PA

      Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians

      Philadelphia, PA

      You are Covered Project

      Pittsburgh, PA

    • Rhode Island

      Better Lives Rhode Island

      Providence, RI

      Feast & Fettle

      East Providence, RI

      Johnny's BBQ d/b/a Johnny's Victory Diner

      Burrillville, RI

      MGMR Group DBA Meadow Brook Inn

      Charlestown, RI

      mod mama

      Cranston, RI

      Operation Made

      Warwick, RI

      Scott's Mobile Repair, LLC

      Harrisville, RI

      Sojourner House

      Providence, RI

      The McAuley Corporation

      Providence, RI

      Urban Greens Food Co-op

      Providence, RI

      West Broadway Neighborhood Association

      Providence, RI

    • Vermont

      Corliss Eames, LLC d/b/a Clover Gift Shop

      Woodstock, VT

      LONDONmiddlebury, LLC

      South Burlington, VT

      Vermont Ride Network Holdings, Inc.

      South Burlington, VT

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