Business Toolkit: The Little City Gift Card

Businesses and Non-Profits: Participate in The Little City Gift Card Program!

The City invites businesses and non-profit organizations to apply to be a part of our exclusive local community network that accepts The Little City Gift Card. The e-gift card works at participating City of Falls Church businesses, boosts your revenue, and allows local customers to discover and support your small business—at no cost to you.

How it Works

You enter an activation code (Mastercard) into your point-of-sale system/credit card machine. Customers buy The Little City Gift Card online, then spend it at your business as a Mastercard transaction. The cashier enters the customer’s redemption code at check out, and your business receives the funds as a credit card transaction. Gift cards can be printed or presented to the cashier on a phone. Watch a video showing how this works.

Why Join?

  • Drive more revenue to your store
  • Get discovered by new local customers
  • There is NO FEE for businesses to participate
  • The City handles all the card sales and promotes the program

Apply today and once accepted, the Economic Development Office will reach out with next steps. 

Already Signed Up?

City of Falls Church invites small businesses, restaurants, and non-profits to utilize this toolkit to promote your participation in The Little City Gift Card program.

The toolkit includes sample social media posts, graphics, and flyers to help you encourage your customers to shop The Little City with The Little City Gift Card. You should receive a window decal and sticker in the mail.   

About the Program

The City of Falls Church recognizes the impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on small businesses and non-profit organizations in the City of Falls Church. The Economic Development Office (EDO) and Economic Development Authority (EDA) created The Little City Gift Card Program to assist businesses and non-profit organizations recover from the impacts of COVID-19. The Little City Gift Card Program is funded through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).

Questions? Need More Information?

The Little City Gift Card Program FAQs: Download

Contact Becky Witsman at or 571-581-4875 (TTY 711)

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