COVID-19 Relief Fund
Our downtown’s small businesses are suffering in the wake of COVID-19, and one bad month can shutter a business forever. In order to assist with these challenges, Definitely De Pere has established the Downtown De Pere COVID-19 Relief Fund. In partnership with the City of De Pere and community donors, Definitely De Pere will provide grants up to $2,500 for eligible small businesses that experience significant financial hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
We invite you to contribute to this fund to assist us in making grants to downtown businesses that are facing an unprecedented challenge with store closings and declining customer traffic due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Our goal is to establish a $100,000 grant fund. The City of De Pere has pledged a $50,000 match, and we aim to raise at least $50,000.
We are covering all processing fees related to the fund so that 100% of your donation supports our local businesses. Our organization is a 501 (c) (3) organization so your contribution is tax deductible. Monetary donations may be made online or via check made out to COVID-19 Relief Fund, and mailed to: Definitely De Pere, 131 North Broadway, Suite D.
Businesses needing assistance from this fund are required to complete a short application and should review program details prior to submitting a request:
If you have questions, please contact Definitely De Pere at 920-403-0337 or email.