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For Immediate Release:
January 20, 2015
Media Contact:
Alex Fernandez


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

(MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FL) - For the tenth straight year, Miami-Dade County Commissioner Rebeca Sosa is assisting small businesses in District 6 through the Mom & Pop Small Business Grant program. 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 Commissioner Sosa:

Applicants may be eligible to receive between $1,000 and $3,000 to help their business grow and become more successful. Applications will be available for download beginning January 19, 2015 until January 30, 2015 at Completed original applications must be hand-delivered to the District 6 office located at 1000 SW 57 Avenue, Suite 201, West Miami, FL 33144 between Friday, January 30th, 2015 and Thursday, February 19th, 2015 at 4:00 P.M. after attending one of the mandatory workshops.

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 benefit immensely from the grant’s financial and technical assistance.

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