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Mom and Pop Small Business Grant Program: District 2

Grants to Florida Small Businesses in Eligible
Regions for Economic Development

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Miami Dade County - Office of Management and Budget

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Deadline Date:

02/07/20 4:00 PM


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Grants of up to $7,500 to Florida small businesses in eligible regions to promote economic development. Applicants must attend an information session prior to applying. Funding is intended to purchase a range of equipment, supplies, and business necessities, and to assist with minor renovations. Grants are available to support small businesses located in District 2 of Miami-Dade County.

The program provides financial assistance to further the economic viability of recipients. Funding can be used to purchase inventory/supplies, business equipment, marketing/advertising, building/business insurance, minor interior/exterior renovations, security systems, work vehicle (pick-up truck or cargo van) professional services, (CPA, business training, and events).

Technical assistance is made available at no charge, to small businesses in order to create a better working and business environment, promote economic development opportunities, educate owners about various county-funded programs and projects, form/foster better working relationships among small business owners, retain and eventually create more jobs, offer the necessary training that small business owners so desperately need to become more efficient and competitive, etc.

Eligible Use of Funding: 

  • Inventory / Supplies
  • Business Equipment
  • Marketing / Advertising
  • Liability Insurance
  • Minor Interior / Exterior Renovations
  • Security System
  • Work Vehicle (pick up truck or cargo van)
  • Professional Services (Accounting, Business Training, and Seminars, and events)
  • Lease or mortgage for commercial space only

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 182987

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $7,500 per business

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

All businesses must be located in District 2 and meet the following eligible criteria:
- Business must be in operation as of January 2020.
- Must be a for-profit business.
- A physical address is required. No P.O Box as mailing address allowed.
- Home – base businesses can apply.

Automatic Disqualification:
- Businesses that relocate out of the district during the process.
- Applications will not be accepted after deadline.
- Non-profit agencies can not apply.
- More than one application submitted for the same owner(s), family member, or partners.
- Must not be part of a national chain.

Ineligible Use of Funding:
- Rental Deposits
- Late Payment Fees
- Purchase of Alcohol, Tobacco or Medicine
- Salaries
- Debts
- Property taxes
- County, City and or State license
- And any and all others not listed in the eligible use above.

Pre-proposal Conference:

A mandatory workshop explaining the requirements will take place at 6 p.m. January 29, 2020, at the Father Gerard Jean - Juste Community Center, 690 NE 159th Street.

For more information, please call the office (see details in Contact Information, below).

Pre-Application Information:

Applications are available now through January 31. Completed applications will be accepted starting February 3, through 4:00 PM, February 7, 2020, at the District 2 Office or NANA.

To locate the district where your business is located:

Applicants must have a valid DUNS number prior to applying.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Submit applications to:

District 2 Office
915 NE 125th St, Suite 2A
Miami, FL
Phone: 305-694-2779
Attn: Evelt Jeudy


Neighbors And Neighbors Association
5120 NW 24th Ave.
Miami, FL 33142

For workshop information:
Victoria Gross

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Florida: Miami-Dade County (District 2)

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