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Posted on: February 4, 2021

Press Release - OC Awards $194,000 to Organizations from the Third Round of the Bounce Back Grant

Orange County, VA – Orange County Economic Development is pleased to announce the third Round of Bounce Back Orange Small Business Grant awards.   Thirty-five Orange County small businesses and non-profit organizations were awarded a total of $194,000 from this round of funding.

Round 3 of the Bounce Back Orange Small Business Grant program was funded by the County of Orange and administered by the Community Investment Collaborative (CIC).  In total, the Bounce Back Orange Grant program has awarded approximately $688,000 to local organizations through ninety-nine individual grants.

“With the new COVID-19 restrictions imposed upon businesses, and the increased interest in another round of business assistance, the Board saw the need for another round of crisis assistance within our community.  We are pleased to be able to award funding to so many Orange County businesses and organizations and commend the Office of Economic Development on their efforts in directing the various rounds of funding.” noted James “Jim” P. Crozier, Chairman, Orange County Board of Supervisors. 

If your business or organization missed out on this funding opportunity, please contact Economic Development to discuss other available funding sources. We encourage businesses to reference our COVID-19 Resources for Local Businesses page, at https://www.thinkorangeva.com/covid19-resources, to stay up to date on various business assistance programs.

For more information, please contact Rose Deal, Director of Economic Development, at (540) 672-1238.

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