Welcome to PIVOT


Fairfax County is offering $25 million in small grants for COVID-19 impacted businesses to support their recovery. The pandemic has affected everyone, but many businesses that rely heavily on customer interaction have been affected more severely than others. These grants are designed to strategically support the hardest hit sectors and help them to PIVOT from survival to future success. 

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Grant Portal Link

The PIVOT grant is now closed. 



Two webinars will be offered on the PIVOT Program:

June 15 at 1:00pm  (In English)
Link to Slides | Link to Recording 


June 17 at 2:00pm (In Spanish)
 Diapositivas del seminario web | Link to Recording 

Phase 1 of the application process is complete.

Phase 1 consisted of online applications where applicants were asked eligibility questions. 


1,597 Eligible Applicants | Funding Requested: $24,440,500 | Lottery not required

Applicants reported: 

  • 46% reduction in revenue between 2019 and 2020 on average.
  • 25% on average reduction number of employees between 2019 and 2020

Questions? Use the chat function in the grant portal or email pivotfairfax@ledcmetro.org

For those businesses working on their Phase II documentation-  here is a list of eligible expenses. 

The grants are available in the following categories:

Visit each category to learn more about each program, the grant amounts and other important details. 

Examples of Eligible Businesses

Checklist ** Updated June 29, 2020

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Questions can be directed to: pivotfairfax@ledcmetro.org

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