Small Business Grant

Small Business Recovery Grant

Alleghany County in partnership with the City of Covington and the towns of Clifton Forge and Iron Gate have jointly established a regional $1.6 million grant fund, known as the Alleghany Highlands Small Business Recovery Grant (AHSBRG), to support the region’s small and non-profit businesses recovery efforts following the COVID-19 outbreak. 

One-time grants of up to $5,000 for retooling and technology activities and up to $10,000 in rent/mortgage expenses are being made available to small businesses in the region to offset business impacts during the pandemic.

The grant program will be administered by the Alleghany Highlands Chamber of Commerce and Tourism under the oversight of a regional management team.

 Businesses do not need to be a member of the Alleghany Highlands Chamber of Commerce and Tourism in order to apply. 

Applications will be accepted beginning at 9:00am on August 17, 2020 and must be submitted no later than 5:00 pm on October 30, 2020. 

Grants will be awarded on a first come, first serve basis as long as  funding is available and all grant requirements are met.

Click here for the application!


contact Susan Knick at the Chamber office



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