Westminster Economic Development


WestyRISE Initiative


Listed below are the current programs and services specifically targeted toward Westminster economic resilience. 

Also visit our WestyRISE Results page to see how these programs have benefited the Westminster business community. Click the yellow button below to see the impact.

WestyRISE Results

WestyRISE and DINE Business Grant

A one-time grant for eligible costs up to $10,000, including:

  • Monthly rental and mortgage obligations
  • Cost of the purchase or rental of equipment and supplies needed to expand dining services
  • Cost to build temporary or permanent structures needed to maintain safe social distancing practices
Learn more

Business Resources

A tool kit full of resources for businesses and restaurants, including:

  • Restaurant Reopening Playbook
  • Business Reopening Playbook
  • ‘Open for Business’ signage
  • Lending and financial resources
Learn more

Housing Resources

A variety of information and links for:

  • Emergency rental assistance
  • Homeowners
  • Landlord resources
  • Legal resources
Learn more

WestyRISE Small Business Trainings

Specialized Small Business Trainings

  • Free quarterly trainings to help support our small businesses
  • For COVID-19 recovery, and beyond
Learn more

Westminster Restaurant List

Continue to support our local restaurants!

  • List of open restaurants and services provided
  • NOTE: list is continually being updated
  • If you are not on the list and want to be, contact us
View List

WestyRISE Business Blog

Recent and relevant articles and stories to help businesses navigate their way through the COVID-19 crisis. Information on:

  • Tools and tips on how to adapt
  • Alternative lending resources, and more
Read the Blog