Regional Chamber, WRPS to Award $30,000 in COVID-19 Relief Grants to Tri-Cities Small Businesses
The Tri-City Regional Chamber of Commerce and Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS) have once again partnered to offer $30,000 in grants to local small businesses through the “Small Business Incentive Program” (SBIP).
The Small Business Incentive Program was launched in 2011. Since its inception, the program has presented 300 grants to small businesses, totaling $270,000. The program is designed to strengthen and support small businesses in the Tri-Cities.
New this year: Winners will select from one of three COVID-19 Relief Packages valued at $1,000:
Following is the eligibility criteria for the Small Business Incentive Program:
SBIP applications will be accepted from 8 am on Thursday, July 9 through 5pm on Friday, July 31. In an effort to provide value and streamline the process during this challenging time, qualifying applications will be numbered and entered into a drawing. 30 winners will be selected at random during the drawing on August 12 at 1:30 pm. The drawing will be broadcast live over Zoom.
Members must apply for a grant through the online application form. Printed applications will not be accepted. Applications must submitted by 5 pm on Friday, July 31, 2020.
For questions about the program, please contact Logan LaPierre, Program Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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