City officials announced they will accept applications from local small businesses as they look to distribute $60,000 in Community Development Block Grant micro-enterprise grants.
Under the 2017-18 CDBG program funding, micro-enterprise grant funds were set aside to support innovative small businesses licensed within the city of Surprise that provide services that benefit low-income clients, according to city press release.
Eligible Surprise-based businesses can apply to receive one of three $20,000 awards to help grow their small business.
To be considered for the award, applicants must meet eligibility requirements, which include:
Must have a valid city of Surprise business license.
Applicants must meet AZ TechCelerator business incubator tenant requirements.
The business owner is of low- or moderate-income and has five or fewer employees, or business must benefit low income-clients in the city.
The business objective must focus on scalable technological advancement and innovation as evidenced in an executive plan.
Applications and supporting documents are due by 2 p.m. Monday, April 30, 2018.
For more information about the micro-enterprise grant, contact Julie Neal at firstname.lastname@example.org.