Grant legislation would help small businesses

Published on March 21, 2024 at 1:54 pm

In an example of one good turn deserving another, the Jacksonville City Council is nearing a final vote on legislation that would help small businesses take better advantage of a city facade grant program while helping other small businesses land work.  

Ordinance 2024-0165 enhances the Office of Economic Development’s long-standing facade grant program by eliminating a requirement for businesses to provide matching funds if improvements are done through a contractor registered in the Jacksonville Small and Emerging Business program. 

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It also would increase the funding level for the grant.

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