The Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and the Duke Energy Foundation announced Wednesday that they are pairing up to offer $75,000 in grants to local minority-, women- and veteran-owned businesses.
The NKY Small Business Grants for Minority-, Women- and Veteran-Owned Businesses will fund grants in varying amounts up to $10,000 to small businesses adversely affected by COVID-19. Applications, accepted now through Tuesday, August 31, are open to qualifying companies with 50 employees or less that are Duke Energy customers in Boone, Bracken, Campbell, Gallatin, Grant, Kenton and Pendleton counties.
“Duke Energy is committed to helping our local business customers recover. We remain steadfast in our efforts to help small businesses that were severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, especially those owned by people of color, immigrants, women and veterans,” said Duke Energy Ohio and Kentucky President Amy Spiller. “With these grants, we hope to help these businesses with much-needed support to continue to operate and find success in recovery.” Continue reading here…
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