Calhoun County Area Chamber & Visitors Center
Small Business Relief Fund Round 3 Announcement (11/10/2020) 

CALHOUN COUNTY, AL – The Calhoun County Area Chamber & Visitors Center with its charitable partners is proud to present the Small Business Relief Fund. In Rounds 1 and 2, we were able to provide $286,000.00 in grants that were awarded to 80 businesses. With the demand and need of our community being so great, and thanks to the many generous donations we have received, we are now able to implement Round 3 of the Small Business Relief Fund review process to aid our small businesses even more. For updated Round 3 guidelines, please visit the Community Foundation of Northeast Alabama website and click the Grants page on grants for For-Profit Businesses.

Calhoun County Area Chamber & Visitors Center
Small Business Relief Fund Round 2 Update (6/29/2020)

CALHOUN COUNTY, AL – With the conclusion of Round 2 of the Small Business Relief Fund review process, 80 grants from Rounds 1 & 2 were awarded to small businesses in Calhoun County, totaling in the amount of $286,816. None of this would have been possible without our partner in this program, the Community Foundation of Northeast Alabama. We would like to thank our local municipalities, as well as our public and private donors, for their generosity towards the business community of Calhoun County.

Larry Deason, Calhoun County Area Chamber & Visitors Center Board Chairman, had this to say in regards to the Small Business Relief Fund, “The Chamber is proud to partner with the Community Foundation of Northeast Alabama in providing much needed financial relief to the small businesses in our community. Thanks to the support and generosity of our local municipalities and donors, we’ve been able to keep our small businesses alive and thriving through the COVID-19 pandemic.”

Calhoun County Area Chamber & Visitors Center
Small Business Relief Fund Round 2 Announcement (6/1/2020)

CALHOUN COUNTY, AL – With the conclusion of Round 1 of the Small Business Relief Fund review process, 31 grants will be awarded to small businesses in Calhoun County, totaling in the amount of $120,000. With the demand and need of our community being so great, and thanks to the many generous donations we have received, we are now able to implement Round 2 of the Small Business Relief Fund review process to aid our small businesses even more. For updated Round 2 guidelines, please visit the Community Foundation of Northeast Alabama’s Grants page.

Calhoun County Area Chamber & Visitors Center
Small Business Relief Fund Announcement (4/30/2020)

CALHOUN COUNTY, AL – The Calhoun County Area Chamber & Visitors Center in partnership with the Community Foundation of Northeast Alabama is responding to the urgent need for assistance to sustain Calhoun County’s small businesses as they fight for their survival amidst the COVID-19 crisis. As Calhoun County unites together to support its small business community, the Small Business Relief Fund has been established to quickly administer much needed funding during these challenging times. 

Working with generous partners and donors, we’ve established the COVID-19 “Small Business Relief Fund.” The goal of the Small Business Relief Fund is to expedite financial support for temporary relief for small businesses (2 – 25 full-time equivalent employees) facing unexpected expenses, which are extra challenging to cover during this period of business inactivity due to the COVID-19 response. Grant amounts of $2,000 to $5,000 per business will be available to meet these one-time needs.

Whether you are a business, foundation, or an individual, we must rally together to provide relief for our community’s small businesses. Our local economy thrives on small businesses and the need for help is urgent. Give big and support small today.

To donate today to the Small Business Relief Fund:

Donate Online: Visit http://www.yourcommunityfirst.org, click on the Donate Now button in the upper right-hand corner of the page, then click on Small Business Relief Fund, and then complete the donation.

Donate by Check: Make payable to Community Foundation of Northeast Alabama – Memo: Small Business Relief Fund and mail to: 
Community Foundation of Northeast Alabama, 1130 Quintard Avenue Suite 100, Anniston, AL 36201

The Small Business Relief Fund is a collaboration between the Community Foundation of Northeast Alabama and the Calhoun County Area Chamber & Visitors Center.  All contributions are tax deductible.

The Calhoun County Area Chamber & Visitors Center in partnership with the Community Foundation of Northeast Alabama is responding to the urgent need for assistance to sustain Calhoun County’s small businesses as they fight for their survival amidst the COVID-19 crisis.

Working with generous partners and donors, we’ve established the COVID-19 “Small Business Relief Fund.” The goal of the Small Business Relief Fund is to expedite financial support for temporary relief for small businesses (2 – 25 full-time equivalent employees) facing unexpected expenses, which are extra challenging to cover during this period of business inactivity due to the COVID-19 response. Grant amounts of $2,000 to $5,000 per business will be available to meet these one-time needs.