FUNDING OPPORTUNITY: 2024-2025 City of Conway Economic Development Grant Program

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Calling local organizations in Conway, SC! The City of Conway Economic Development Grant Program for 2024-2025 is now open for applications!  

Overview: Are you passionate about driving economic growth in our community? This is your chance to make a difference! Our grant program aims to support projects and activities that enhance Conway's quality of life and stimulate economic activity. Let's work together to make Conway thrive! 

Eligible Applicants: Charities, nonprofits, chambers of commerce, and similar organizations within Conway, SC, are encouraged to apply.

Permissible Use of Funds: From economic development programs to special events, the possibilities are endless! Check out the details below and see how you can utilize the grant:
-Economic development programs (small business incubators, activities to expand or recruit new businesses, etc.) 
-Economic development staff, including all salaries and benefits 
-Special events in the City of Conway including festivals, parades, conferences, conventions, sporting events, arts/cultural events, etc. 
-Travel for the purpose of recruiting business 

Exclusions: While we're excited to support innovative projects, there are a few exclusions to keep in mind. Please note that funds cannot be used for:
-Travel for training purposes
-Development of industrial parks -Incentives to private industry -Religious programs -Public infrastructure
-Political campaigns or activities to support political campaigns, or to lobby for or against a particular piece of legislation

Application Process: Ready to take the next step? Submit your application by May 6, 2024, at 5:00 PM EST. Applications available HERE or email Linda Alston to access the application form. Remember, completeness is key!

Reporting Requirements: Transparency is important to us! Grantees will be required to provide periodic reports on fund usage and progress made.

Awards: The Conway City Council will evaluate applications and make award decisions. Stay tuned for updates on award notifications by June 4, 2024!

Need Help? Got questions? We're here to help! Reach out to John Rogers for technical and programmatic inquiries, or contact Rosanne Dates for assistance with the application process.

For more information: CLICK HERE We're excited to support your vision for Conway's economic development! ����