Here's the latest information on the Great Streets Small Business Capital Improvement Funding program:
The Office of the Deputy Mayor for Economic Development (DMPED) has released the first round of grant applications for the Small Business Capital Improvement grants, with funding up to $85,000 to use for starting or improving small businesses. The funds can be used for such projects as facade improvement, renovations, and some equipment purchases.
There will be a series of information sessions for small businesses, including one for Rhode Island Avenue at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, July 22nd, at the Woodridge Library (1801 Hamlin).
If you are a small business on Rhode Island Avenue NE, and are interested in pursuing this fantastic grant opportunity, please plan on attending the the information session on Monday. Additionally, FoRIA is available to help you with the application process, along with our partners at Washington Area Community Investment Fund and the Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
For more information, visitwww.greatstreets.dc.gov orwww.friendsofria.org