THIRD ROUND OF THE BOUNCE BACK ORANGE SMALL BUSINESS GRANT PROGRAM BEGINS IN JANUARY
The Bounce Back Orange County Small Business Grant offers grants up to $10,000 to qualified businesses and organizations. Rounds 1 and 2 of the Bounce Back Orange Small Business Grant program were funded using federal CARES Act funds provided to Orange County and administered by Community Investment Collaborative (CIC). During the first two (2) rounds, the program awarded approximately $492,000 in total to local organizations through sixty - four (64) individual grants. “ The Orange County Board of Supervisors has been very proactive in responding to COVID - 19, by quickly adopting a County CARES Act spending plan aimed at providing support to residents and businesses alike. The Bounce Back Orange Small Business Grant program is one of the many ways the Board is able to ensure that small businesses and organizations receive the support they needed in order to help them keep their doors open and their employees employed, ” noted Rose Deal, Director of Orange County Economic Development. Round 3 of the Bounce Back Small Business Grant, funded directly by Orange County, will open on Monday, January 4, 2021 and close Friday, January 15, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. Interested business owners and organizations with zero (0) to one hundred (100) employees are encouraged to start the grant process by completing the required online interest form found at https://www.thinkorangeva.com/covid19 - resources, along with the full program details. For questions, please contact the Orange County Economic Development Office at (540) 672 - 1238.
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