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New grant opportunity for small businesses in Miami-Dade County District 3


Miami, Florida – Starting from March 18, small business owners within Miami-Dade County District 3 have a new opportunity to grow and enhance their operations through the Keon Hardemon Small Business Grant program. This initiative is designed to support local businesses by offering financial grants that can significantly impact their development and sustainability.

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Eligible business owners stand a chance to receive up to $10,000 in funding. This grant can be utilized for various business needs, including but not limited to purchasing inventory and supplies, acquiring new business equipment, funding marketing and advertising efforts, installing commercial security systems, covering commercial liability insurance, undertaking minor interior and exterior renovations, making minor code corrections, acquiring a work vehicle, or paying for professional services.

To be eligible for the Keon Hardemon Small Business Grant Program, your business must meet several criteria. It needs to be located in District 3, operate on a for-profit basis, have been in operation for at least two consecutive years, have less than seven full-time employees, and have a physical business address.

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Interested businesses should prepare to submit a government-issued photo ID, photos of the business premises, and their federal employer identification number (EIN), along with other necessary documentation for the application process.

Applications are open online at keonhardemon.submittable.com, with a deadline set for 11:59 p.m. on April 1, 2024. For additional information or assistance with the application process, business owners can call 305-636-2331 or visit the Joseph Caleb Center located at 5400 NW 22nd Ave., Suite 701, Miami, FL 33142.

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