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For Immediate Release:
January 02, 2013
Media Contact:
Rosa Quiroz
rquiroz@miamidade.gov
305-267-6377

Chairwoman Rebeca Sosa opens application period for Mom and Pop Small Business Grant


For the eighth consecutive year, Miami-Dade County Chairwoman Rebeca Sosa is assisting small businesses in District 6 through the Mom & Pop Small Business Grant. Small business owners who are interested in applying for the grant may receive information on the qualifications and application procedures at one of the following mandatory workshops hosted by Chairwoman Sosa:

Applicants may be eligible to receive from $1,000 up to $2,500 to help their business grow and become more successful. Beginning January 16, 2013, applications will be available for download at www.miamidade.gov/district06. Original applications must be submitted in person by February 4, 2013 at the District 6 office located at 1000 SW 57 Avenue, Suite 201, West Miami, FL 33144.

The Mom & Pop Small Business Grant is administered by the Miami-Dade County Office of Community Economic Development and Neighbors and Neighbors Association (NANA). Since 1997, the grant has helped stimulate a partnership between the public and private sectors as well as build financially stable communities in urban areas. Each year, qualified small businesses immensely benefit from the grant’s financial and technical assistance.

For more information on the Mom & Pop Small Business Grant, please call Chairwoman Sosa’s office at 305-267-6377.