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RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Revenue announced that it is accepting applications for Phase 2 of the Business Recovery Grant program beginning today.

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RALEIGH — Nearly $202 million in federal funding coming to North Carolina is planned to support small businesses throughout the state through lending initiatives and equity investments in venture capital funds. The NC Rural Center has been allocated this allotment of State Small Business Credit Initiative funding to continue these programs by the U.S. Treasury Department through the N.C. State Legislature’s recently passed budget.

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ROCKINGHAM — Small businesses in Richmond County can now apply for micro-grants of up to $2,500 to help recover or “pivot” from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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RALEIGH ― North Carolina has received a $727,315 federal grant to help small businesses across the state grow by increasing their access to global markets.

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ROCKINGHAM — The United Way of Richmond County recently received a $25,000 grant from Duke Energy to help local businesses.

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Tuesday, 14 September 2021 17:14

OPINION: Small businesses, big impact

When you think of a small business, what comes to mind? Is it the cozy restaurant where you’ve been going for takeout and date night for the last few years? Is it the local shop that sponsors your child’s little league team? For us, it’s our colleagues, friends, and neighbors down the street who have taken the leap to start or grow a business.

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RALEIGH — Lawmakers are fighting to help small businesses afford health insurance, but they’re running out of time.

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper has promised $445 million state tax dollars to corporations so far in 2020. At the same time, he’s kept a large swath of North Carolina’s small businesses closed under his COVID-19 orders. 

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