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Micro Enterprise Grant Available to Viable Businesses in Newport News

Micro Grants

This program is temporarily closed. Please continue to check this site for future updates.

A new pilot program to support the City’s Southeast Community, the Micro Enterprise Grant Program, has been established to assist in the creation and growth of viable micro-businesses in the City of Newport News.

Financial Assistance

One–time grant amount between $500 and $3,500


  • Counseling Sessions
  • Small Business
  • Outreach


  • Technical Assistance
  • Business Plan Development
  • Ongoing guidance


  • Five (5) or fewer employees or persons that plan to create such an entity
  • Be a for profit Micro Enterprise Business
  • Be located or locating within the defined geographic area
  • Be Low to Moderate Income (LMI) and/or the business must service a LMI area
  • Have a Newport News Business License
  • Be current on all local taxes or fees
  • Complete pre-approved counseling sessions or workshop