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Orange County Awards $194,000 to Organizations from the Second Round of the “Bounce Back Orange Small Business Grant” Program

Orange County, VA –Orange County Economic Development Office is pleased to announce the second Round of Bounce Back Orange Small Business Grant awards.  Twenty-three (23) Orange County small business and non-profit organizations were awarded a total of $194,000, from this round of funding.

Rounds 1 and 2 of the Bounce Back Orange Small Business Grant program were funded using federal CARES Act funds provided to Orange County and administered by the Community Investment Collaborative (CIC).  The program was able to award approximately $492,000 in total to local organizations through sixty-four (64) individual grants.

“The Orange County Board of Supervisors has been very proactive in responding to COVID-19, by quickly adopting a County CARES Act spending plan aimed at providing support to residents and businesses alike. The Bounce Back Orange Small Business Grant program was one of the many ways the Board was able to ensure that small businesses and organizations received the support they needed in order to help them keep their doors open and their employees employed,” noted Rose Deal, Director of Orange County Economic Development. 

If your business or organization missed out on this funding opportunity, please contact the Office of Economic Development to discuss other available funding sources. We encourage businesses to reference our COVID-19 Resources for Local Businesses page, at https://www.thinkorangeva.com/covid19-resources, to stay up to date on various business assistance programs.

For more information, please contact Rose Deal, Director of Economic Development at (540) 672-1238.

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