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Economic and Small Business Development

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Economic Injury Disaster Loan 

Reminder! If you are a small businesses, nonprofit organization of any size, or a U.S. agricultural business with 500 or fewer employees that have suffered substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, you can still apply for the COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan. Learn More

Apply Now for the County's CARES Act Grant! 


The County Commission has established a grant program using CARES Act funds for small businesses and non-profits in Broward County to help mitigate the impacts of COVID-19.  The Broward County CARES Act Small Business and Non-Profit Assistance Grant Program is designed to aid small businesses with 20 employees or less and non-profits with 25 employees or less. Home-based businesses now eligible! Learn More

Broward County Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) 




OCTOBER 1, 2020 THRU SEPTEMBER 30, 2023 (FY 2021-2023)

Broward County is proposing a U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Airport Concession Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACD¬BE) Non-Car Rental Goal of 23.3% and a Car Rental Goal of 2% for federally funded Aviation Department contracts and projects. 

Due to the outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) the goal methodology may be requested for review until November 14th. Broward County will accept comments on the ACDBE goal for 45 days from October 1st (until November 14th). 

Send all requests and comments to James Vose, Small Business Development Specialist, by e-mail, or by fax at 954-357-7776.

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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.