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 closed Monday, November 23, 2020 at 5 p.m. Applications were awarded on a competitive basis following a peer review process. The grant recipients were announced December 14, 2020.

 

Recipients include: 

  • Anthem Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce
  • Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Bullhead Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Chandler Chamber of Commerce
  • Coolidge Chamber of Commerce
  • Dineh Chamber of Commerce
  • Gilbert Chamber of Commerce
  • Graham County Chamber of Commerce
  • Greater Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce
  • Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce
  • Green Valley Sahuarita Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center 
  • Holbrook Chamber of Commerce
  • Kingman Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Lake Havasu Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Marana Chamber of Commerce
  • Mesa Chamber of Commerce
  • Nogales-Santa Cruz County Chamber of Commerce
  • Page Chamber of Commerce
  • Pinetop-Lakeside Chamber of Commerce
  • Prescott Valley Chamber of Commerce
  • Prescott Chamber of Commerce
  • Queen Creek Chamber of Commerce
  • Sierra Vista Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce
  • Springerville-Eagar Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Tempe Chamber of Commerce
  • Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Tucson Metro Chamber 
  • Yuma County Chamber of Commerce

 


Governor Ducey Announces $1 Million In COVID-19 Relief Allocated To Chambers

News Release

December 14, 2020

Governor Doug Ducey today announced the recipients of a competitive $1 million grant program allocated to chambers of commerce across the state to implement or expand initiatives that support small businesses and accelerate local economic recovery.

 

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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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