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Economic and Small Business Development

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OESBD Webinars
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Economic and Small Business Development

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Business Resources​ - Loans and Grants​

American Rescue Plan Act

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) - Extended to May 31st.​
  • $7.25 billion additional for the Paycheck Protection Program, including to expand eligibility to additional nonprofits and digital news services
Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) - Maximum Loan Amount Now $500,000
NEW: $28.6 billion for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund for industry-focused grants

NEW: $100 million to establish a Community Navigator pilot program; grants will go to eligible organizations supporting efforts to improve access to COVID–19 pandemic assistance programs and resources.



CARES Act Grant Program
The application portal closed on December 14, 2020. The Office of Economic and Small Business Development is currently reviewing and approving all applications that were successfully submitted with all the required documentation, as required. No new applications are being received and no existing application that has been denied is being reviewed for reconsideration at this time.​


Links
OESBD: Supporting Your Growth
This video highlights Broward County from an economic development viewpoint and the programs and services of the Broward County Office of Economic and Small Business Development (OESBD).  As a small business-focused agency of local County government, OESBD promotes equal access to procurement opportunities for all enterprises and helps position businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs to take advantage of local opportunities, and grow their businesses beyond Broward.