Mom and Pop Small Business Grants: Commissioner Sally A. Heyman Announces The 2022 Program Cycle

February 7, 2022

Small business owners in Miami-Dade's District 4 are invited to apply for Commissioner Sally Heyman's Annual Mom and Pop Small Business Grant Program. Applications will be accepted through February 18, 2022.

Applicants may be eligible to receive up to $5,000, depending on the number of applicants, which can be used for purchasing equipment, supplies, inventory, commercial liability insurance, security systems, advertising, marketing, making minor renovations, salaries/wages, and rent/mortgage. Applications will be accepted Jan. 31 through 12 noon on Feb. 18, 2022. The application can be found at: https://www.miamidade.gov/district04/library/district-4-mom-and-pop-application.pdf

Business owners interested in applying for the 2022 District 4 Mom and Pop Small Business Grant Program must meet the following criteria:

• Existed for at least two year(s)
• Has not been awarded this grant two or more times
• Employ no more than seven employees
• Currently not in default or non-compliance with any County loan or grant program
• Is not affiliated with a national chain
• Does not own more than two businesses
• Does not engage in illegal activity at the stated business location

Applications must be received no later than 12 noon on Feb. 18, 2022, or they will not be accepted. Completed original applications can be Mailed, Hand Delivered, and Emailed.

Mailed and Hand Delivered to:
(Hand Delivery ONLY on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
Commissioner Sally A. Heyman, District 4 Office
1380 NE Miami Gardens Drive, Suite 282
Miami, FL 33179

Emailed to: District4@miamidade.gov

Only one application per business will be accepted. Non-profit agencies are not eligible for funding. Home-based businesses are welcome to apply. Businesses that received funding less than two times in the past can apply. Applications must be typed or printed. Illegible, incomplete, or faxed applications will be disqualified. Guidelines for the Mom and Pop Small Business Grant Program require that each approved recipient attend a mandatory business training workshop to be scheduled at a later date.

To see if your business is located within District 4 or for more information, call 305-787-5999. Applications are available at www.miamidade.gov/district04