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ACC Launches Second Round of Emergency Grants & Loans

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Starting today, Athens businesses and nonprofits can apply for the second round of the Joint Development Authority Emergency Grant and Loan Program. 


Funded through the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government and the federal CARES Act, the Emergency Revolving Loan and Grant Program is designed to support small businesses that have been impacted by COVID-19.

Grants range from $750 to $14,385, and low interest loans range from $3,000 to $12,500.

Businesses who qualify for the program must have between one and twenty employees, be physically located in Athens-Clarke County, and agree to perform at least one Public Benefit Commitment. Businesses who accept loans will also have access to a network of local guidance and mentorship. 

Applications will be accepted until October 27th. For more information, visit accgov.com


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