News Release Header
For Immediate Release:
January 27, 2014
Media Contact:
Olga Vega
OlgaV@miamidade.gov
786-258-1635

District 12 small business owners can apply for a Mom and Pop grant from the County


(MIAMI) – Miami-Dade County small business owners in County Commission District 12 can now apply for up to $2,500 in grants from the County’s Mom and Pop Small Business Grant Program.

Applications are now available at www.miamidade.gov/district12 through February 12, 2014. They can also be picked up at District 12 Commissioner Jose “Pepe” Diaz’s District Office, 8345 NW 12 Street, Miami, FL 33126. Completed application packages can be dropped off at the Commissioner’s District Office beginning on Monday, February 18 and no later than Thursday, February 27 at 4 p.m.

A mandatory workshop explaining the application and requirements will be held on February 12 at 6 p.m. at the Fire Fighters Memorial Building, 8000 NW 21st Street.

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.

For more information, call Olga Hernandez at 305-599-1200.