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New River Valley Small Business Resiliency Grant Now Open for Round Two Applications

Apr 28, 2021, 09:36 AM
April 28, 2021

The New River Valley Small Business Resiliency Grant is now accepting applications for a second round of available funding. 

The grant program was jointly established by the Counties of Montgomery, Floyd, Giles, and Pulaski to support the region's small business recovery and resiliency efforts following the COVID-19 pandemic. Funds of up to $15,000 are being provided to eligible businesses within the region to help offset business impacts. 

Eligible small businesses must have 20 or fewer full-time equivalent employees (40 hours/week), and must be located within Floyd County, Giles County, Pulaski County, or Montgomery County, excluding the incorporated Towns of Blacksburg and Christiansburg and the City of Radford.

Use the links below to view the full list of program guidelines and eligibility requirements, as well as the grant application:

NRV Small Business Relief Program Information Sheet

NRV Small Business Relief Program Application

For more information or assistance in completing your application, contact: 
Lisa Bleakley, Montgomery County Tourism -
Giles County Tourism Office - or (540) 921-2079

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