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Envision Williamston Main Street Challenge Grants

This program is an entrepreneurial start-up competition for the purpose of generating additional retail occupancy in Williamston.

The Main Street Challenge offers an incentive package in excess of $10, 000 to each of the winning entrepreneurs. The Williamston Main Street Challenge is an entrepreneurial start-up competition which takes place over a period of approximately 6 months. The purpose is to foster economic development by encouraging 2 additional retail occupancy in downtown Williamston. At the same time, it provides a means by which local area or regional merchants can advance their desire to expand or open a new business in the area. Business concepts can be: • New start-up business • Franchises • An expansion or relocation of an existing business from another community • A significant expansion of a local business that would branch into another business concept.
Requirements
Audience
All Entrepreneurs
Venture Type
Traditional Businesses
Retail or Main Street Stores
Stages
Early
Growth
Mature
Dates
January 31, 2020