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Hawaii State FCU awards grants to two local businesses

Oahu-based businesses Dawn Patrol Assessments and Fitgevity are the first recipients of Hawaii State Federal Credit Union's inaugural small business grant program. Both companies are being awarded $5,000 to grow and/or expand their operations. And.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 6th, 2019

Gov. Wolf announces $96 million for small businesses impacted by Covid-19

Gov. Tom Wolf announced that $96 million in state grants were awarded to Pennsylvania small businesses throughout the commonwealth that have been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic and mandated closure of nonessential businesses. Wolf also reiterat.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 11th, 2020

DEED awards grants to malls housing ethnic-minority owned businesses

Finally some relief: The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development announced Wednesday that it’s awarding grants totaling $2.5 million to 12 Twin Cities malls housing ethnic minority-owned businesses. The capital injection stems .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 5th, 2020

Hawaii State FCU offers Investing in Education grant, shifts banking hours

Hawaii State Federal Credit Union is calling for applications for its 2020 Investing in Education grant program. Hawaii State FCU will distribute $40,000 in grants of up to $500 to eligible Hawaii public school teachers to help purchase classroom .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 3rd, 2020

E Noa Corp. mass layoffs affect more than 230 Hawaii employees

E Noa Corp., a local transportation company that operates various forms of tourism transportation across the state, has laid off 233 Oahu employees since mid March, according to a Worker Adjustment Retraining Notification, or WARN, filed with the state De.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 30th, 2020

Chamber of Commerce Hawaii"s SOS business rally to be streamed over Zoom, Facebook Live

The Chamber of Commerce Hawaii planned to hold a rally for small businesses at the state Capitol on Saturday, the date the state was originally supposed to reopen tourism by allowing some Mainland and international visitors to bypass the mandatory 14-da.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 30th, 2020

Hawaii finance expert proposes grants to help Honolulu landlords and tenants

Ryan Tanaka was also the force behind a recent commercial rent survey that found one out of three Hawaii businesses did not pay rent in full from April to June, and that one in 10 did not pay rent at all......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 29th, 2020

State offers $30M in Covid-19 grants for small businesses

The state of Missouri's Department of Economic Development will dole out up to $30 million in Covid-19 relief grants to small businesses......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 15th, 2020

Ten days in, CDFIs distributing state"s new $225M Covid-19 relief grants seeing "a lot of businesses that need help"

Application acceptance began June 30......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 10th, 2020

Chicago awards 32 businesses $5.4 million in grants for construction and rehabilitation projects, with a focus on the South and West sides

Some 32 projec.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJun 30th, 2020

Spectrum works with businesses, community amid Covid-19

Spectrum continued on with a number of its initiatives during the pandemic, including opening three stores, hiring new employees, raising wages and helping the local community in Hawaii......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 26th, 2020

Texas Restaurant Association asks Abbott to establish statewide rules on masks

Leadership of the Texas Restaurant Association on Friday called on Gov. Greg Abbott to issue statewide rules on mask requirements, as communities across the state issue local health orders requiring masks be worn in businesses. Emily Williams Kn.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 20th, 2020

Mahi Pono, Hawaii Ag Foundation announce paid ag internship program

Mahi Pono has partnered with the Hawaii Agricultural Foundation for its "In the Fields" paid agricultural internship program, in collaboration with the Hawaii State Department of Education. The program provides local high school students with paid in.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 19th, 2020

Grant program awards $719K to over 100 small businesses in downtown Dayton

More than 100 downtown Dayton businesses have been awarded grant funding as part of a new program launched by a pair of local organizations. The REOPEN Downtown Dayton grant program partners the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce and Downtown Dayton P.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 18th, 2020

Mana Up Hawaii announces 5th cohort of local entrepreneurs

The fifth cohort's roster includes a range of local Island businesses including skincare, resort wear and craft kombucha companies, among others......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 12th, 2020

Bars and theaters permitted to reopen June 19, along with other businesses, activities

Oahu bars will be permitted to reopen on June 19, along with a number of other business sectors and activities in the state’s latest move to reopen the local economy. Gov. David Ige approved Mayor Kirk Caldwell’s proposal on Thursday to reopen b.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 5th, 2020

Economic recovery impossible if state, local governments won"t protect business from violent mobs

Small businesses rely on their government to keep them safe......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 2nd, 2020

HonBlue puts "local style" into Covid signage for Hawaii businesses

HonBlue President Larry Heim said the Covid-related signs were a way for his business to pivot after the coronavirus, and subsequent tourism shutdown, forced him to lay off some 35% of his 115 employees......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 29th, 2020

Looking for facts in Covid policies

The incredible shrinking pandemic On Tuesday we covered worrisome projections from the state Department of Business Economic Development and Tourism that it will take two years for Hawaii’s non-tourism businesses to recover to 2019 levels, and six ye.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 29th, 2020

Three questions with the general manager of Chamber Music Hawaii

Chamber Music Hawaii, a Honolulu-based arts organization, is one of many Island businesses and nonprofit groups whose operations have been upended due to the coronavirus pandemic and state mandated closures. Barrett Hoover, CMH's general manager.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 22nd, 2020

Dayton-area sign companies remain optimistic as state reopens

As businesses begin returning to their offices, local sign companies are slowly getting back to work with new projects......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 22nd, 2020