Governor Carney Signs Senate Bill 127

Legislation creates Site Readiness Fund to promote job creation, economic growth MIDDLETOWN, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday signed Senate Bill 127 alongside members of the General Assembly, the Delaware Prosperity Partnership, business owners, and ....

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Governor Carney Announces Additional Relief Funding for Small Businesses, Arts Organizations

All Relief Grant recipients to receive 20 percent bonus; hospitality businesses will receive 50 percent bonus; $10 million for Arts organizations WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney and the Delaware Division of Small Business on Monday ....

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Additional Direct Support Now Available to Small Businesses Applying for DE Relief Grants

Delaware Division of Small Business and Delaware Black Chamber of Commerce Announce Partnership Dover, DE (Nov. 18, 2020) – More small businesses will have help in applying for DE Relief Grants through a new relationship ....

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$1.5 Million EDA Grant to Delaware Innovation Space to Launch Hard Science Startup Accelerator

WILMINGTON, Del. – Today, Delaware Governor John Carney, U.S. Sens. Tom Carper and Chris Coons and Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester (all D-Del.) announced a $1.5 million grant award from the U.S. Department of Commerce and ....

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State of Delaware, New Castle County Launch $100M Grant Program for Small Businesses and Nonprofits Statewide

DE Relief Grants will assist Delaware businesses affected by COVID-19 WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney, New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer and the Delaware Division of Small Business on Wednesday announced grant program of ....

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Governor Carney Releases Update on Delaware’s COVID-19 Response

Churches may conduct outside gatherings; applications available for restaurant outdoor seating WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Saturday released an update on Delaware’s response to COVID-19. On Friday afternoon, Governor Carney signed the 19th ....

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Governor Carney Expands Hospitality Emergency Loan Program (H.E.L.P.)

H.E.L.P. to include more industries and additional small businesses WILMINGTON, Del. –  Governor John Carney on Thursday announced the expansion of the Hospitality Emergency Loan Program (H.E.L.P.) to provide financial relief for additional industries impacted because of coronavirus ....

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Governor Carney Announces HELP Program to Support Delaware Small Businesses

Hospitality businesses will be eligible for immediate financial assistance, unemployment benefits for workers expanded WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday announced the Hospitality Emergency Loan Program (HELP) to provide financial relief for restaurants, bars and ....

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Governor Carney Requests Federal Assistance for Small Businesses

Governor to U.S. Small Business Administration: Make low-interest loans available to DE small businesses, nonprofits affected by COVID-19 WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Monday submitted an application formally requesting the U.S. Small Business ....

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