James City County is pleased to announce that it has allocated $500,000 to the Greater Williamsburg Small Business Relief Fund. At their May 12 meeting, the Board of Supervisors unanimously allocated funding from savings in the Capital Improvements fund to support a contribution to support the work of the Greater Williamsburg Business Relief Fund, which was established by the Williamsburg Community Foundation and the Greater Williamsburg Partnership in partnership with the VA 30 Day Fund at the end of April. The Greater Williamsburg Small Business Relief Fund provides forgivable loans to businesses located in the Greater Williamsburg region. The funding allocated by James City County will be designated exclusively for County businesses. Continue reading
About the Fund
The Greater Williamsburg Small Business Relief Fund was established with $10,000 in seed money from the Economic Development Authorities of the City of Williamsburg, James City County and York County. Chesapeake Bank and two WCF trustees also committed to help. The fund had grown to $40,000 in contributions and with the addition of $500,000 from James City County, 180 local businesses can receive grants.
You can view the original announcement about the Greater Williamsburg Small Business Relief Fund online.