Member Portal

Welcome to the Metuchen Downtown Alliance Member Portal. Learn about upcoming events & ways to participate along with important information about programming, storefront design and grants & other helpful information to help your business succeed.

Please contact the Executive Board with any questions or concerns.

MDA Board Vacancies

Please be advised that there are two (2) MDA Board vacancies which will be filled by majority vote of the remaining MDA Board.  Nominations and/or self-nominations shall be accepted via email until 5PM on Thursday, October 13, 2022 at  Those selected shall serve until the next MDA General Member meeting in January, 2023 (for approximately 3 months).  Nominations and self-nominations shall be accepted, and ballots shall be sent out, for a full 4-year term for these and other MDA Board seats in December, 2022.  If you have any questions, please call Board Chair Eric Berger at 732-603-9100.  

Fourth Quarter 2022

Haunted Downtown from 11am to 4pm on Saturday October 29th Activities will be all through Downtown Metuchen, if you are…

Second Quarter 2022

Events & Promotions for first quarter 2022 Spring Holidays – Let us know of any Spring events or promotions at…

First Quarter 2022

Events & Promotions for first quarter 2022 Black History Month – The Metuchen Downtown Alliance alongside the Metuchen Human Relations…

Sustain & Serve NJ Grant

Eligibility Requirements for Restaurants

  • 50 or fewer employees (based on the restaurant’s most recently filed WR-30 with NJDOL)
  • A physical commercial location in New Jersey
  • Legal registration to do business in New Jersey as evidenced by a valid New Jersey Business Registration Certificate
  • Good standing with the New Jersey Department of Labor and New Jersey Division of Taxation
  • Good standing with the New Jersey Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control (where applicable)
  • Valid certification from municipal or county government inspection showing a current rating of Satisfactory per the New Jersey Retail Food Establishment Rating system
  • Restaurants must have been negatively impacted as a result of COVID-19
  • Were in operation on June 4, 2021

What is Sustain & Serve NJ (“SSNJ”)?

How can my food business participate?

How can I find an approved food business?

Which non-profits have been awarded grants in phase 3 (announced July 2022)?

I am interested and a food business, where can I submit forms?

Storefront Improvement Grants

Guidelines and requirements.

Meet the Merchant

If you would like to submit a request for the MDA to do a profile of a business owner please fill out the questions on the below link. We will use the answers to the questions to either do a social media post with images highlighting a business owner, or a video interview with an owner.  [Questionnaire Link]

Promotions for Metuchen Downtown Alliance Members

Fill out the form below to enter your business promotion. If you have an image to be used, please email us at