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Upcoming Deadline: Two New South Carolina CARES Act Grant Programs

Horry County officials remind eligible minority and small businesses and eligible nonprofit organizations that the deadline to apply for the two new South Carolina CARES Act grant programs is this Sunday, November 1.

These programs, the Minority and Small Business Relief Grant Program and the Nonprofit Relief Grant Program can help provide financial reimbursement to South Carolina's small businesses and nonprofits for COVID-19 related financial or operational impacts.

The Minority and Small Business Relief Grant Program will reimburse qualified recipients from $2,500 to $25,000. To qualify, minority and small businesses must employ 25 or fewer employees and be physically located in South Carolina. A full list of grant eligibility requirements can be found on the accelerateSC website.

The Nonprofit Relief Grant Program will reimburse qualified recipients from $2,500 to $50,000. To qualify, nonprofits must be designated as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization by the Internal Revenue Service, be registered as a public charity with the South Carolina Secretary of State, and be physically located in South Carolina. A full list of grant eligibility requirements can be found on accelerateSC's website. 

The online application process for both grants will open Monday, Oct. 19, and run through Sunday, Nov. 1. The application can be accessed on the accelerateSC website. 

Click here to review the recent press release from the Office of Governor Henry McMaster.

For help with the application process contact the SC Cares Call Center at 803-670-5170 or by email at SCCares@admin.sc.gov

 



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