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Micro Enterprise Grant Available to Viable Businesses in Newport News

Micro Grants

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

Training

  • Counseling Sessions
  • Small Business
  • Outreach

Support

  • Technical Assistance
  • Business Plan Development
  • Ongoing guidance


HOW ARE YOU ELIGIBLE?

  • 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
Accepting Proposals for 2800 Washington Avenue through December 13, 2022 More Information