The Dan River Region Entrepreneur Ecosystem (DRREE), along with its partners are happy to provide the next round of microgrant funding for small businesses and entrepreneurs in the Dan River Region.

The Small Biz Marketing Reimbursement Grant is a 1:1 match (we will match you, dollar for dollar, for your expenses) after we have approved your payout for up to $500.00 reimbursement.

The program will run March 5th thru May 5th, and applications will be on a first come, first serve basis.

Requirements:
This is a COVID-response support grant. Therefore, all receipts must be dated between April 1, 2020 - December 31, 2021 to be eligible for reimbursement.
All receipts must be attached below in your application. Even if you have already sent in receipts, we will need you to send a copy of them again here.
Invoices can be for future marketing (as long as the invoice is prior to the deadline to submit, it is fine if the actual marketing does not run until later this year up to December...
The Dan River Region Entrepreneur Ecosystem (DRREE), along with its partners are happy to provide the next round of microgrant funding for small businesses and entrepreneurs in the Dan River Region.

The Small Biz Marketing Reimbursement Grant is a 1:1 match (we will match you, dollar for dollar, for your expenses) after we have approved your payout for up to $500.00 reimbursement.

The program will run March 5th thru May 5th, and applications will be on a first come, first serve basis.

Requirements:
This is a COVID-response support grant. Therefore, all receipts must be dated between April 1, 2020 - December 31, 2021 to be eligible for reimbursement.
All receipts must be attached below in your application. Even if you have already sent in receipts, we will need you to send a copy of them again here.
Invoices can be for future marketing (as long as the invoice is prior to the deadline to submit, it is fine if the actual marketing does not run until later this year up to December 31, 2021)
Payout requests and invoices/receipts are due no later than May 4th, 2021
Please hold all receipts until you are ready for reimbursement (submit only 1 application), as we will only cut one check per grantee (one-time payout)
Before applying for the reimbursement, you are required to select one of the Longwood SBDC marketing webinars to watch. We encourage you to watch as many webinars as possible, however, 1 is the minimum to receive the funds.

Step 1: Visit SBDC website: www.virginiasbdc.org/recorded-webinars/
Step 2: Click on the “Sales & Marketing” category to see the list of videos and content
Step 3: Pick your webinar selection from the titles below and apply for the reimbursement once your viewing is complete

Please, select your marketing webinar from this list:
Marketing in the “New Normal”
Advertising in the “New Normal”
eCommerce for Retailers
Marketing & Promoting Your Business on The Web
Use Social Media to Tell Your Story in a Changing Marketplace
Recovery Marketing and Reconnecting with Your Customers
Reaching Your Customers in a Changing Marketplace

We are grateful to Longwood Small Business Development Center for partnering with us on this microgrant funding program. If you have any further questions or need technical assistance please email: jedwards@thelaunchplace.org
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Jessica Edwards
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Jessica Edwards Dan River Region Entrepreneur Ecosystem Principal Coordinator
Varun Sadana
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