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ROSReady

ROSREADY NEW BUSINESS SUPPORT PROGRAM

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The ROSReady New Business Support Program supports new businesses in Roslindale Village. The program includes helpful resources for new businesses and offers benefits to help them succeed.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Business must be a legal business entity with physical operations and a commercial storefront location in the Roslindale Village catchment area

  • Business must not be part of a chain, franchise, or business with over 3 locations, or an employer with over 100 employees.

  • Business must be a private for-profit or non-profit organization. Public sector organizations will not be eligible.

  • Business must not be a temporary installation or pop-up.

  • Business must be either a completely new business OR a previously existing business that was operating in a different location. For example:

    • Moving from a storefront outside of the catchment area​

    • Expanding in addition to another location outside the catchment area

    • Moving or expanding from an upper floor location to a ground floor location

    • Moving to a storefront from a private residence

Businesses can join the program up to six months before and up to six months after they start operating in the RVMS catchment area*.

 

* For the Pilot Program, launching in 2023, this requirement will be expanded to include any businesses that began operating an eligible location on or after January 1, 2023. 

PROGRAM BENEFITS:

Any eligible business that is interested in participating will receive the following benefits:

  • Welcome Packet

  • Special feature in our weekly newsletter introducing the new business

  • Free year of Community Champion level sponsorship benefits, including:

    • Name and logo on our Sponsor and Supporter webpage​

    • Name included in our Annual Report

    • Name and @mention in a social media post thanking all Community Champions

    • One small business feature in our weekly newsletter

If you are a business owner of an eligible business, and you are interested in participating in the ROSReady Program, reach out to manager@roslindale.net.

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