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Dominion Energy commits $600,000 to region’s small businesses

Dominion Energy announced last week that it is committing $600,000 toward the newly established We Care Rebuild Project, a community-led initiative aiding small businesses in Richmond and Hampton Roads as they manage coronavirus impacts and engage in community rebuilding.

The We Care RVA Rebuild Project in Richmond will be led by the Metropolitan Business League, which includes Venture Richmond, Local Initiatives Support Corporation Virginia, Virginia Community Capital and Chamber RVA as partners. The We Care Hampton Roads Rebuild Project will be led by the Urban League and supported by Black BRAND, LISC Hampton Roads, and VCC.

Small businesses dealing with financial difficulties because of the coronavirus pandemic or disruptions in business continuity will be eligible to apply for grants, ranging from $2,500 to $10,000. Funds will support a range of emergency needs and crisis resources, including clean-up, such as graffiti removal and other beautification efforts, bill support,...

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