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Richmond’s Economic Developers and Business Leaders Come Together to Respond to COVID-19

Coalition’s efforts lead to new initiatives to aid small businesses and strengthen connections in the region. Richmond, Virginia: At the onset of the COVID-19 crisis, a group of business, community, and governmental leaders representing Richmond and its surrounding localities developed a collaborative, regional response to help address the pandemic’s impact on Central Virginia’s economy. Representing […]

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Announcing the Henrico County Microenterprise Relief Fund

LISC Virginia and Henrico County launch $300,000 Henrico County Microenterprise Relief Fund for Small Businesses Harmed by COVID-19 CONTACT: infovirginia@lisc.org Henrico (August 10, 2020) – LISC Virginia and Henrico County are pleased to announce the launch of the Henrico County Microenterprise Relief Fund. Beginning Monday, August 10 at 9:00 am, small businesses with five or […]

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Henrico County Microenterprise Relief Fund – FAQ

What is the purpose of the Henrico County Microenterprise Relief Fund (HCMRF)? The HCMRF provides grants to microenterprises in Henrico County suffering economic harm from the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic. What is a microenterprise? A microenterprise is a commercial enterprise with five (5) or fewer employees, including both full-time and part-time employees, and one […]

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In Solidarity

The time has come to forge a future for Virginia that eradicates the racial wealth gap, addresses the root causes of housing discrimination and segregation, builds pathways of equitable economic opportunity, and unambiguously rejects social injustice and brutality of any kind. We are eager to partner with groups that align with LISC Virginia’s vision on the long road ahead.

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Verizon and LISC Come Together to Support Small Businesses with COVID-19 Recovery Fund

Small businesses across the country are confronting extreme economic challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Financial support at this critical time can make the difference between staying in business or closing permanently, leading to lost income, jobs and economic stability. Thanks to a $2.5 million investment from Verizon, we are offering grants to help small businesses […]

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