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$40 million for minority, small businesses

Deadline to apply Nov. 1

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

 

Eligibility Criteria:

-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

Priority Criteria:

-Minority-owned businesses

-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)

 

Application Assistance:

 

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.

 

Entities offering Minority and Small Businesses assistance with the grant application process. (Posted 10.19.20)

Newspaper

Mailing Address:
     PO Box 9 Lexington
     SC 29071
Street Address:
     131 Swartz Rd.
     Lexington SC 29072
Phone: 803-359-7633
Fax: 803-359-2936