Grants for Carolinas Businesses


Charlotte, NC

Through the small business recovery program, the Foundation for the Carolinas will distribute $30 million in federal CARES Act funding to small businesses headquartered within the city limits of Charlotte via its grants program.

Further information can be found at saathee.com/business_foundation-for-the-carolinas-charlotte-nc-services


Greensboro, NC

Guilford CARES Small Business Assistance Grant Program

To mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on Guilford County small businesses and their employees, Guilford County is providing emergency financial support through the Guilford CARES Small Business Assistance Grant Program that is targeted at qualified small businesses that are negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic due to Stay at Home Orders. The program will provide one-time grants of up to $10,000 to help offset the significant, temporary loss of revenue to these qualified businesses during this pandemic and to assist businesses in retaining and paying employees.

See more details at: www.guilfordcountync.gov/services/grants/small-business-grant-application-program


Greenville, SC

Business Boost Grants

The City continues to look for creative ways to support small businesses that are under financial pressure due to COVID-19. A recent statewide survey showed that access to financial resources is one of the top challenges for businesses looking to reopen or fully restore operations.

To learn more, check out: www.guilfordcountync.gov/services/grants/small-business-grant-application-program


South Carolina

South Carolina Amber Grant for Women

WomensNet can help you find real grants, loans, and other funding for your business venture through The Amber Grant for Women. Business women from South Carolina are eligible to apply for a $4,000 grant that they award each month.

See more information and how to register at: ambergrantsforwomen.com/business-grants-women-south-carolina/


US Small Business Administration

Coronavirus Relief Options

In addition to traditional SBA funding programs, the CARES Act established several new temporary programs to address the COVID-19 outbreak.

See more information at: www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/coronavirus-relief-options