Chamber of Commerce COVID-19 Response Grant Program

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Chamber of Commerce COVID-19 Response Grant Program

The Chamber of Commerce COVID-19 Response Grant Program is designed to provide funding to local Arizona chambers of commerce for the chambers to implement or expand programs that accelerate local economic recovery. Funded through the State of Arizona’s Crisis Contingency and Safety Net Fund, there is $1,000,000 total funding available. Chambers may submit proposals to this competitive grant program to implement, or expand, any initiative or initiatives that support local businesses and accelerate local economic recovery related to COVID-19. The grant allows for no more than $20,000 per full-time equivalent employee at the chamber, with a maximum award of $50,000.

 

Eligibility

  • Local chambers of commerce, including regional and affinity chambers
  • Registered 501(c)(6)
  • In good standing with the Corporation Commission (attestation required)

 

The application will be available Monday, November 9 at 3:00 p.m. and closes on Monday, November 23 at 5 p.m. Applications will be awarded on a competitive basis and will undergo a peer review process with awards expected to be announced on Friday, December 4, 2020.

 

Additional guidelines and application here 


Webinars and Resources

Arizona Small Business Boot Camp & Resource Collective

Restaurant Relief Webinar: Increase Profits by Leveraging Temporary Expansion of Premises for Outdoor Dining

9 - 10 a.m., November 18

During this restaurant relief session, a diverse group of industry experts and city officials will discuss how to temporarily expand your premises to provide outdoor seating for food and alcohol consumption.

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Governor Ducey Announces Resources To Support Small Businesses, Business Recruitment And Hospitality Industry

News Release

November 6, 2020

Arizona’s small businesses and hospitality sector have been especially hard hit by the pandemic, with thousands of jobs lost since March. To provide a boost to these critical sectors and the Arizonans they employ, Governor Ducey today announced $7 million to support economic recovery efforts.

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