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Edge Grant Winners from Fall of 2022
Date Posted: Wednesday, March 1st, 2023

DOVER, DE (March 1, 2023) – Young Delaware companies in need of funding to help expand their business can now apply to compete for an Encouraging Development, Growth and Expansion (EDGE) grant from the Division of Small Business (DSB). The division will be accepting EDGE grant applications between now and March 31 from promising early-stage […]

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Date Posted: Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021

The University of Delaware School of Professional and Continuing Studies and the Delaware Restaurant Association are partnering to offer an 8-week online course to train restaurant managers in human resource issues such as hiring and retaining workers, employee development and workplace safety. The next cohort runs from Feb. 16 to April 13 . The course […]

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Date Posted: Thursday, December 31st, 2020

Diverse businesses certified by the Office of Supplier Diversity will now qualify for a special rebate rate on solar power introduced by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. Starting Jan. 1, businesses that have received Diverse Business Certification from OSD can receive a rebate of 75 cents per watt, up to $35,000, […]

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Date Posted: Monday, November 23rd, 2020

From Delaware Prosperity Partnership: Underrepresented Founders of Early-stage, Tech-enabled Companies Will Compete in Revamped Startup 302 Funding Competition Startup 302 Participants will vie for more than $150K along with Mentoring and Connections WILMINGTON, Del.  — Only 1 percent of all venture capital-funded founders are Black, less than half of 1 percent are Latinx and only 8 […]

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Date Posted: Thursday, October 15th, 2020

New Castle County and the Committee of 100 announced a new program Wednesday offering grants of up to $5,000 to restaurants in New Castle County to purchase equipment so they can continue offering outdoor dining once the weather turns cold. Restaurants will be able to spend the Winter Ready Restaurant Grant on items such as […]

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Date Posted: Friday, October 9th, 2020

Businesses that received small loans under the federal Paycheck Protection Program will have an easier time having those loans forgiven under new rules announced Thursday. The U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the Treasury Department, unveiled a simpler application for businesses seeking not to have to repay PPP loans of $50,000 or less. U.S. […]

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Date Posted: Wednesday, June 17th, 2020

Delaware entered Phase 2 of the state’s economic reopening on Monday, enabling businesses like restaurants and retail shops to increase their indoor capacity. As Delaware businesses look to adapt to new ways of doing things, the SmallBusinessTrends website pulled together suggestions from various blogs about moves business owners may wish to consider. From increasing spending […]

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Date Posted: Friday, June 5th, 2020

The federal Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act, which was signed into law June 5, makes several significant changes to the program designed to make it easier for businesses to have at least a portion of the loan forgiven. Under the new law, businesses need to spend at least 60 percent of the loan on payroll, […]

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Date Posted: Friday, June 5th, 2020

This is a news release issued by Barclays US Consumer Bank Nonprofit organizations in Delaware, Nevada and Ohio are latest to receive funds from the global $125 million Barclays’ COVID-19 Community Aid Package May 26, 2020 11:11 AM Eastern Daylight Time This is a news release issued by Barclays US Consumer Bank WILMINGTON, Del.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Barclays […]

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Date Posted: Tuesday, May 19th, 2020

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Contact: Kelly Pitts May 13, 2020 Kelly.Pitts@co.kent.de.us (302) 744-2304 KENT COUNTY LEVY COURT ESTABLISHES A COVID-19 BUSINESS RELIEF FUND Dover, Del. – What grew out of a request for assistance from the Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce to help businesses acquire Personal Protective Equipment and cleaning supplies, became the establishment […]

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