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Powhatan Announces Business Winterization Grant

November 20, 2020

Powhatan Announces Business Winterization Grant

Due to COVID-19’s mandate for social distancing inside eating and drinking establishments, the need for outdoor seating has become pivotal to business survival to increase customer capacity. Powhatan County would like to assist these businesses with temporary modifications of their spaces. As part of the CARES Act funding Business Assistance Grant Program, this specific grant addresses those needs of businesses facing continued restrictions on capacity throughout the winter. The grant is for the reimbursement of funds spent on specific winterizing items. The funds must have been spent or be spent by December 30, 2020 to be applicable.


Powhatan Announces Second Round of Business Assistance Grants

October 16, 2020

Powhatan Announces Second Round of Business Assistance Grants

Powhatan County Economic Development is pleased to announce the second round of the Powhatan Business Assistance Grant program. The grant program is funded using the Federal CARES Act funding, which the Powhatan Board of Supervisors have allocated $517,404.60 to assist small businesses in Powhatan. The second round has limited remaining funds available for disbursement. Round two opening on October 19th, 2020 and closing on November 2nd, 2020


Powhatan Announces Business Assistance Grants

August 12, 2020

Powhatan Announces Business Assistance Grants

Powhatan County Economic Development is pleased to announce the Powhatan Business Assistance Grant program. The grant program is funded using the Federal CARES Act funding, which the Powhatan Board of Supervisors have allocated $517,404.60 to assist small businesses in Powhatan.


Coalition Introduces New Initiative To Support The Reopening Of The Richmond Region

May 20, 2020

Richmond region business, community, and governmental leaders have come together to form ForwardRVA, a coalition focused on creating an innovative reopening and planning framework.

The immediate focus is to support businesses in reopening and operating safely. In the days and weeks ahead, ForwardRVA will share tools and resources, which will include the perspectives of RVA’s restaurateurs, retailers, and small business owners.


LOVE Local Campaign Launched

April 27, 2020

Powhatan Chamber & Powhatan Economic Development has launched a week long LOVE Local Campaign to celebrate small business amid COVID-19 from May 4th - 8th.