Find Nonprofit and Small Business Grants

Advance Search

Only Available for Paid Subscribers
Clear Filters
Search Filters

Mom and Pop Small Business Grant Program: District 12

Grants and Technical Assistance to Florida Small Businesses
in Eligible Locations for Economic Development

Agency Type:


Funding Source:

Add to My Calendar 

Miami Dade County - Office of Management and Budget

Conf. Date:


Deadline Date:

02/25/21 4:00 PM


Request a Grant Writer

Grants of up to $2,500 and technical assistance to Florida small businesses in eligible locations to support economic and business development. Funding is intended for marketing, supplies, equipment, business necessities, and to assist with minor renovations. This grant program is intended to assist small businesses in District 12 of Miami-Dade County.

The program provides financial assistance to further the economic viability of recipients. Funding may be used to purchase:

  • Inventory / Supplies
  • Business Equipment
  • Marketing / Advertising
  • Liability Insurance
  • Minor Interior / Exterior Renovations
  • Security System for commercial space only
  • Work Vehicle (pick up truck or cargo van) must be registered in the business name
  • Professional Services (CPA, Business Training, Seminars, and events)
  • Commercial property lease or mortgage only

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. 

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 185174

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $2,500 per business.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

All businesses must be located in District 12 and meet the following eligible criteria:
- Business must be in operation for at least 1 year.
- Must be a for-profit business.
- A physical address is required. No P.O Box as mailing address allowed.
- Home-based businesses can apply.
- The Selection Committee can consider special projects.

Automatic disqualifications:
- Businesses that relocate out of the district during the process.
- Applications will not be accepted after deadline.
- Businesses that received funding two (2) years in a row must sit out one year.
- Nonprofit agencies cannot 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 funds:
- 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:

Informational Zoom Workshop

All businesses applying for funding are encourage to attend this workshop to learn about the program requirements. All questions will be answered only during this time.

There will be an Informational Zoom Workshop explaining program requirements on:
February 17, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.
Meeting ID: 917 7806 7382

Pre-Application Information:

Applications available online only February 8, 2021 through February 19, 2021

Completed application packages will be accepted from February 22nd – February 25th. Applications will only be accepted from 9:00am - 12:00pm and 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Provide: Data Universal Numbering System, known as DUNS number or proof applied for is REQUIRED at the time of application. Apply via email at: Contact Number: 844-235-9191

Contact Information:

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

Hand deliver application in a sealed envelope to
District Office
8345 NW 12th Street
Miami, FL 33128
Phone: 305-599-1200

For additional information contact
Olga Hernandez at the District office 305-599-1200 or
Victoria Goss at Neighbors And Neighbors Association (NANA) at 305-756-0605

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Florida: Miami-Dade County, District 12

Suggested Grants:

Fundraising and Publicity Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Cult...

Deadline Ongoing

Fundraising opportunity for USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations to host a jazz concert held in honor of their organization or cause. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to applying. In addition to funds raised through concert ticket sales

GrantWatch ID#: 123735

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Address the Climate Crisis and Reduce Inequality

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to reduce social inequality and promote solutions to the climate crisis. Eligible programs will address the areas of racial and economic justice, corporate and political accountability; voice, creativity, and culture; and an inclusi

GrantWatch ID#: 123756

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Protect Natural Resources

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to protect natural resources on land and water in locations around the world. Funding is intended to ensure that activities to acquire metals, gemstones, and corals for design use do not have an adverse impact on the area of origin.

GrantWatch ID#: 126162

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Provide Humane Services for Dogs

Deadline 03/16/21

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations and rescue groups, shelters, and sanctuaries to provide humane services for dogs. Funding is intended to support programs that help dogs whose lives are at risk. Consideration will be given to proposals for either a

GrantWatch ID#: 128253

Opportunity to Enter a Contest for USA and Canada Nonprofits and Registered Charities to Sup...

Deadline 03/24/21

Opportunity to enter a contest for USA and Canada nonprofit organizations and registered charities in multiple states and provinces to support community gardening projects. Winners will receive $5,000 to use for the development of an organic garden. Applicants in all US

GrantWatch ID#: 128600

Grants to Florida Organizations and Individuals for Projects Promoting Sustainability

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $500 will be awarded to Florida organizations and individuals in eligible locations for projects that promote sustainability. Funding is intended to support projects that are relevant to community priorities, such as economic and social revitalization, p

GrantWatch ID#: 129633

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits for Projects to Protect Wildlife and Natural Habitats

Deadline 05/01/21

Grants of up to $3,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations for projects to protect wildlife and natural habitats. Funding is intended for campaigns to save specific species and ecosystems. Eligible activities include public policy work, litigation, advocacy, and d

GrantWatch ID#: 129644

Grants to USA and Canada Low-Income Individuals and Families for Financial Assistance

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Canada individuals and families with low-income for financial assistance. Types of assistance include financial support to offset emergency expenses or to cover the cost of regular monthly bills. Funding is intended for workers and households that are

GrantWatch ID#: 131400

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies and IHEs for Projects to Reduce Serious Neighborhood Crime

Deadline 04/26/21 Conference Date: 03/02/21

Grants to USA nonprofits, agencies, Tribes, and IHEs for community-oriented programs to reduce serious neighborhood crime. Applicants are advised to complete required registrations well in advance of the deadline. Funding is intended for cooperative projects with law en

GrantWatch ID#: 132213

Grants to USA States, Agencies, Tribes, and Nonprofits for Services to Women with Disabilitie...

Deadline 03/23/21 Conference Date: 03/17/21 LOI Date: 03/09/21

Grants to USA (and its territories) local agencies, states, tribal governments and organizations, and nonprofits for services to women with disabilities who are victims of gender-based or domestic violence. Applicants are advised to complete required registrations well

GrantWatch ID#: 132262