Small business grants help entrepreneurs achieve a wide range of goals, from energy upgrades to hosting special events. The amount of these grants also varies greatly depending on the purpose each program serves. This week, cities and local organizations announced grant programs with broad objectives and available funding. Read below for the full list.
Indiana Technical Assistance Program
Indiana Small Business Development Center just launch Indiana Technical Assistance Program to help grow small businesses in the state. The program connects eligible small businesses statewide with technical assistance and funding for a variety of improvement projects, from grant creation to technology development. The application period is from January 16th to February 17th.
Tulsa Route 66 Special Event Grant Matching Program
Vision Tulsa is launching a new grant program. support The Route 66 Special Event Grant Matching Program has two main goals. It’s about removing barriers to existing businesses and inviting new entrepreneurs to set up shop along the corridor. The program currently has approximately $25,000 in available funding, but the organization hopes to raise more over time. The Matching Grants program provides funds to support special events. To be eligible, the event must be free and open to the public, held along Historic Route 66, and clearly visible along the corridor. Eligible companies may apply for one free event each year.
Honolulu Small Business Recovery Grant
The City and County of Honolulu, in partnership with the Hawaii Chamber of Commerce, distribution $10 million in grants to local small businesses. Eligible companies can apply between $15,000 and he $50,000. To qualify, an Oahu business must have fewer than 500 employees, be a Hawaii resident, and be current on all taxes. Also, the business must be established before 2020 and be able to prove loss of revenue due to the pandemic. The city will accept up to 400 applications beginning January 30.
Alexandria BIPOC Grant
Recently in Alexandria, Virginia announced A new grant program to support businesses owned by Black, Indigenous, and individuals of color. To be eligible, a business must be locally owned and operated in Alexandria, have no more than 100 employees, and be at least 51% Black, Indigenous, or people of color. Businesses must also plan to maintain operations in Alexandria until at least December 31, 2023. Priority will be given to businesses that have not yet received his COVID-19-related grants from other federal or municipal governments. Grants range from $1,000 to $7,000 and are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. The application period is from January 26th to February 10th.
Cherokee Small Business Grant
Small businesses in pandemic-affected Cherokee County, Georgia, will soon application Cherokee Small Business Grant. Funded by the American Rescue Plan Act, this grant program is open to independently owned and operated businesses with fewer than 500 employees. The program also focuses on companies that are not currently dominant in their industry. The application period is from January 16th to January 31st.
Bloomington Solar, Energy Efficiency and Lighting Program
Bloomington, Indiana is offer Subsidies for small businesses that want to improve the efficiency of their buildings, such as installing solar panels. Grants can cover up to $25,000. The city also provides technical assistance to businesses, nonprofits, and community groups that wish to apply. To be eligible for the 2023 Solar, Energy Efficiency, and Lighting (SEEL) Program, a business or organization must have fewer than 500 full-time employees and at least one facility of 3,000 square feet or more that he owns. Must have. Organizations renting facilities can also apply with the permission of the facility owner. Applications will be accepted starting January 18th.
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