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Godwin urges businesses to apply for new grant

By submitted, 04/29/20 4:32 PM

Dear Business Owners, Non-Profits & Industries;

On a conference call today at 3 pm. Mike Preston, Director of Arkansas Economic Development Commission unveiled a 15 million dollar grant program to assist local businesses, non-profits and industries. This grant program is designed to assist local businesses by providing funds to purchase personal protective equipment. The purpose of the Ready for Business Grant Program is to assist companies in protecting their employees and visitors while establishing customer confidence.

Please see the attachment that will explain the program and how to apply.

Please go to the Arkansas Economic Development Commission website at www.arkansasedc.com to start the process. We strongly encourage you to apply immediately for this grant opportunity if it fits your needs. The application will go live online today at 5 pm. Please be mindful that the eligible expenditures are subject to state audits.

If you have any questions or need help with applying for this grant please contact me at 870-703-4912.

Mary Godwin

Prescott-Nevada County Economic Development Director