$40 million for minority, small businesses
South Carolina’s $40 million Minority and Small Business Relief Grant Program is accepting applications.
Application deadline: November 1, 2020
Application: Click here for the application.
Grant Awards: Will range from $2,500 to $25,000
-Employ 25 or fewer employees
-Physically located in South Carolina
-In operation from September 13, 2019, to present
-Can demonstrate a financial or operational impact due to covid
-Businesses that have not received other federal assistance (ex. PPP loan)
-Businesses with 15 or fewer employees.
Application Window: October 19, 2020 – November 1, 2020
Application Process Tools:
Minority and Small Business Relief Grant Program Overview (Updated 10.14.20)
Minority and Small Business Relief Grant Program Design FAQs (Posted 10.14.20)
Minority and Small Business Relief Grant Program Webinar (Posted 10.15.20)
Minority and Small Business Relief Grant Program Calculation Worksheet (Posted 10.19.20)
SC CARES Call Center: A knowledgeable and friendly staff is available to guide people through the process. Applicants can call 803-670-5170 between 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Applicants can also email questions to SCCares@admin.sc.gov.