Athens-Clarke County will start accepting applications Tuesday from small businesses for loans and grants to help them through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Available funds include $1.6 million in grants through the federal CARES Act and $1 million in revolving loans from local tax dollars.
Businesses with 10 or fewer employees that are physically located within Clarke County are eligible. Click here for a full list of requirements or to apply starting at 8 a.m. Sept. 8. The application period ends Tuesday, Sept. 22.
The funding will be disbursed by a joint development authority formed by the ACC government and the City of Winterville. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
In addition, the Northeast Georgia Business Alliance, whose mission is to expand access to capital and procurement opportunities for African-American organizations, is offering CARES Act grants from Sept. 8 through Sept. 30. Visit its website or email email@example.com for more information.
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