CMGC 2024 Economic Recovery Hub Grant Application

CMGC’s Economic Recovery Implementation Hub operates under four project areas: technical assistance to small businesses, technical assistance to small businesses with a lens of racial, ethnic, and linguistic minority-owned businesses, administration of new business grants, and entrepreneurial training through Dirigo Labs. 

CMGC will oversee the administration of the new business grants and deploy approximately $708,000 in non-dilutive grant funding for new and early-stage businesses and entrepreneurs who were not able to take advantage of other economic recovery programs or who have experienced additional challenges from the ongoing adverse economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. These grants will be deployed across four categories, including specifically designed funding for technology and innovation-based businesses. Grant applications for businesses and entrepreneurs will be open on May 1st, 2023, and accepted on a rolling basis.
Four categories of ERIH Direct Grants will be offered to Businesses & Entrepreneurs:

Small Business Growth Grants up to $5,000
Spark Enterprise Grants up to $10,000
Innovation Grants $25,000 - $49,000
Special Project Grants $10,000 - $49,000

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ERIH Grant Application V1.02  - updated on 12/8/2023
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