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For Immediate Release:
January 30, 2014
Media Contact:
Merci L. Rodriguez
mlr@miamidade.gov
305-375-4835

Commissioner Souto invites District 10 small businesses to apply for a Mom and Pop grant from the County


(MIAMI) – Miami-Dade County District 10 Commissioner Javier Souto invites small business owners in County Commission District 10 to apply for up to $5,000 in grant money from the County’s Mom and Pop Small Business Grant Program.

Applications will be available from February 7 through February 21 at www.miamidade.gov/district10 or at Commissioner Souto’s District Office, 9766 Coral Way, Suite 1, Miami, FL 33165. Completed applications including required documents can be dropped off at the Commissioner’s District Office beginning on February 22 and no later than February 26 at 4 p.m. They also can be turned in at the Neighbors And Neighbors Association office, 180 NW 62nd Street, Miami, FL 33150.

A mandatory workshop explaining the application and requirements will be held on February 21 at 1 p.m. at the West Dade Regional Library Auditorium at 9455 Coral Way. Attendees must arrive on time.

The Mom and Pop Small Business Grant Program was created to provide financial and technical assistance to qualified for-profit small businesses that are approved for funding. Mom and Pop Grants are administered in collaboration with respective County Commissioners’ offices.

“Small businesses are the backbone of our economy, and I’m pleased to be able to help deserving mom and pop businesses obtain a grant to ensure that they can remain in business so they can continue to contribute to our economy,” Commissioner Souto said.

For more information, call Lawanza Finney at 305-756-0605 at the Neighbors and Neighbors Association.