Attention Small Business Owners in the City of Newport News! Do you have a for-profit business with a website that needs to be refreshed? Or perhaps are you considering adding a shopping cart purchasing system to your e-commerce site? If so, these marketing initiatives and many others may qualify for the E-Commerce Grant Program offered by the Newport News Economic Development Authority (EDA). This assistance program is designed to help small, women and minority-owned, for-profit Newport News companies to grow their business through internet and e-commerce initiatives.
Grant awards up to $2,500, not to exceed 50% of the total project cost, are available for small, for-profit, privately owned businesses. In addition, women and minority-owned businesses may qualify for up to $4,500, not to exceed 50% of the total project cost. Grants are made on a first-come, first-served basis and are limited to available funding.
Interested? Full program information, including a list of qualifications and submission instructions, is available online. The EDA is proud to offer the E-Commerce Grant Program, along with many other programs, to support and encourage the success of business owners in the City of Newport News, where great things are happening!
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