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2022 Minnesota Avenue Main Street Small Business Resilience Grant Information Session


Event Details

Date: January 25, 2022

Start Time: 11:00 AM EST

End Time: 12:00 PM EST


Are you a Minnesota Avenue Main Street (MAMS) business owner interested in applying for the 2022 Small Business Resilience Grant?

The 2022 Small Business Resilience Grant, supported by D.C. Department of Small and Local Business Development, provides financial and technical assistance for businesses located along the Minnesota Avenue NE corridor. Learn more about the 2022 Small Business Resilience Grant.

Awards will be distributed in amounts ranging from $2,500 – $5,000, and the funds can be used towards, but are not limited to:

  • Adapting your business model
  • Meeting changing customer demand
  • Physical improvements

Grant awardees will also be eligible to receive one-on-one technical assistance in the following areas:

  • Business branding and marketing
  • Financial assistance
  • 101 Business Support

Join this information session hosted by the MAMS Program Manager Samantha Archibald to learn the grants’ eligibility requirements and tips on how to prepare a winning application!

Register here

About Minnesota Avenue Main Street (MAMS)

Minnesota Avenue Main Street (MAMS), a program of the Washington Area Community Investment Fund (Wacif), works with residents and businesses to strengthen the commercial district at the heart of our community. The Minnesota Avenue corridor is one of the largest historic commercial districts located east of the Anacostia River, home to downtown Ward 7 at Minnesota Avenue and Benning Road NE. The Minnesota Avenue Main Street is committed to ensuring that the small businesses and residents who have long anchored the community can benefit from and help accelerate its significant growth, with new and planned developments including the mixed-use Park 7 and a revitalized Minnesota Avenue Metro station.