Economic & Business Development Department
Applications will be accepted beginning January 20th, 2021 @ 9:00 AM
MICRO-ENTERPRISE BUSINESS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
Maximum Grant Amount: Up to $10,000
The Micro-Enterprise funds can be used for the following:
Payroll expenses required in the creation and/or retention of the jobs that would otherwise be last due to COVID-19.
- For-profit businesses with 5 or fewer employees (including the owner) location in a commercial space.
- Businesses in operation for at least 1 (one) year prior to the disruption caused by COVID-19.
- Business owner household qualifies as low-to-moderate income per Housing and Urban Development (HUD) income guidelines.
- Businesses that did not receive any other federal funding designated for the same purpose such as the Federal Payroll Protection Program (PPP).
For Frequently Asked Questions and an application, please find below:
Applications will be accepted:
Community Redevelopment Associates of Florida
8569 Pines Blvd, Suite 207
Pembroke Pines, FL 33024
Applications should be deposited in the marked document lock box outside of Suite 207
BUSINESS RESOURCES AVAILABLE DURING THE CORONAVIRUS
Resources that come available from the Federal, State or County Governments for all size businesses will be posted below:
- CDC Interim Guidance for Business and Employers
- SBDC Florida Small Business Preparedness, Recovery, Resources for Coronavirus
- Business Damage Assessment Survey (https://floridadisaster.biz/BusinessDamageAssessments)
- EDO Disaster Plan Templates and here’s the Customization Guide. If you need assistance with this document, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grand Opening of 3190 Commerce Center
(3190 S. SR 7)
The owner of the commercial property located at 3190 South State Road 7 applied to the city’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funded Commercial Rehabilitation Program to upgrade the appearance of the building and provide some site improvements. The subject 2.1-acre property has an existing 1-story, 34,700 square foot commercial building constructed in 1980. The rehabilitation involved the demolition of the existing façade and construction a new parapet feature with columns; new windows and doors; decorative awnings over tenant entrances; new base and accent paint colors; a new monument sign to replace a non-conforming pole sign; new building lighting; and landscaping.
Completion of this project continues to advance the revitalization of Historic Miramar. To date, 16 projects have been completed under the program at a construction value of $3.9 million leveraging $1.9 million in CDBG funds.
Assistant Director of Community & Economic Development
Economic Business Development
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