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Grants

Building Fulton County’s Economy One Business at a Time.

CDBG
Microenterprise Grant Program

The CDBG Microenterprise Grant Program is a grant program to assist small businesses.  

This grant was awarded to Fulton County and is being administered by the Fulton County Center for Regional Growth.  Small businesses can receive grants of up to $25,000 to assist with startup or expansion costs which create jobs.

Entrepreneurial Training Requirement

Participation in the Fulton County Center for Regional Growth (CRG) business training program will be required of all program participants and completion CRG’s entrepreneurial training Small Business Training Program. The cost of $100.00 per attendee will be an eligible expense of micro enterprise grant funds. A training program syllabus includes a general overview of business; accounting, taxes, and finance; marketing and e-commerce; and development of a business plan.

ALL training sessions must be attended by the applicant in order to receive funding.

2021/2022 Training Schedule

Second Tuesday Business Training

Planning & Time Management
July 13, 2021

Finances & Accounting
February 9, 2021 – August 10, 2021

Marketing Basics
March 9, 2021 – September 14, 2021

Social Media
April 13, 2021 – October 12, 2021

Customer Relationship Management
May 11, 2021 – November 9, 2021

Legal & Huang Resources
June 8, 2021 – December 14, 2021

*Dates and TImes Subject to Change – Please follow Training Schedule

Quarterly Third Wednesday Small Business Networking Sessions
January 20 – 6 pm – Location TBD
April 21 – 6 pm – Location TBD
July 21 – 6 pm – Location TBD
October 20 – 6 pm- Location TBD

Micro Enterprise Grant Training
Monday nights 6 to 9 pm (must attend all sessions)
March 1, 2021 – March 8, 2021 – March 15, 2021 – March 22, 2021

June 7, 2021 – June 14, 2021 – June 21, 2021 – June 28, 2021

January 10, 2022 – January 17, 2022 – January 24, 2022 – January 31, 2022

June 6, 2022 – June 13, 2022 – June 20, 2022 – June 27, 2022

Grant Recapture

In the event the grant recipient goes out of business or goes into defaults on the grant agreement from the date of the award up until the time of grant close-out, the grant will be subject to recapture. The amount to be returned will be based upon years of successful, legitimate operation according to the following schedule:

Default within One Year – 100% Recapture

Default within Two Years – 80% Recapture

Default within Three Years – 60% Recapture

Default within Four Years – 40% Recapture

Default within Five Years – 20% Recapture

Default After Five Years – No Recapture

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