Monthly Archives: August 2020

Current Virginia County Grants

Town of Leesburg Grant

The Town of Leesburg will begin accepting applications for a second phase of business relief grants, using federal CARES Act funding, beginning Tuesday September 8 at noon E.T. The application period will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, September 23, 2020.

For Phase 2 of the grant program, the Town made several changes to the eligibility criteria, including:

  • Lowering the revenue loss threshold from 25% to 15%.
  • Changing the grant award tiers to $1,000; $2,000; $5,000; $10,000; and $15,000.
  • Expanding the annual revenue criteria to include businesses with as little as $2,500 to as much as $2.5 million in annual revenue.

 

The online application will be available beginning September 8, 2020 at www.leesburgva.gov/CARESGrants. For more information, or assistance with an application, you can contact Melanie Scoggins, Business Development and Retention Manager, at mscoggins@leesburgva.gov or 703-771-6676.

Rebuild! VA Grant

Businesses and non-profits that are approved for a Rebuild VA grant may receive up to 3 times their average monthly eligible expenses up to a maximum of $10,000. Learn More

Prince William County - Small Business Relief Micro-Grant Grants of up to $10,000 to qualified Prince William County small businesses and non-profits impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn More

City of Manassas - Small Business Recovery Grant 

Businesses and non-profits that are approved for a Rebuild VA grant may receive up to 3 times their average monthly eligible expenses up to a maximum of $10,000. Learn More

Prince William County - Capital Investment and Innovation Grant

Grants of up to $200,000 for businesses and building owners that make physical improvements or innovate a business model to continue to serve customers and employees during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn More

Prince William County - Construction and Renovation Permit

Rebates of up to $2,000 for permitting fees for renovations and new construction projects. Application accepted on a rolling basis through June 30, 2021 (as long as funds remain). Learn More

 

For more information, visit our COVID Resource Center

Invention-Con 2020

Are you an independent inventor, entrepreneur, small business owner, or intellectual property (IP) professional? If so, mark your calendars now for Invention-Con 2020, coming Thursday – Saturday, August 20 – 22. This year’s theme is “Your IP: A power tool for building success.” Register now for this special event

At Invention-Con 2020, you’ll have the chance to:

  • Learn how to use your IP to achieve success from accomplished innovators, inventors, entrepreneurs, and business owners
  • Learn about resources available to assist you throughout the innovation ecosystem
  • Receive valuable information to assist with developing an IP strategy from IP and business experts
  • Learn about IP networks

For more information, or to ask questions about Invention-Con, email InventionCon@uspto.gov. Learn more about past Invention-Cons on the Invention-Con program webpage.

Register: https://www.uspto.gov/about-us/events/invention-con-2020#:~:text=(IP)%20professional%3F-,If%20so%2C%20mark%20your%20calendars%20now%20for%20Invention%2DCon%202020,now%20for%20this%20special%20event%20

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