Press "Enter" to skip to content

Gloucester businesses eligible for co-op advertising grants

Gloucester businesses should consider applying to the county for co-op advertising assistance to help them promote their goods and services during the upcoming holiday season, director of economic development Sherry Spring said.

This program, she said, is designed to provide assistance to small businesses with both advertising and promotional activities. Advertising on all types of media, including newspaper, radio, television and social media, may be eligible for grant aid.

To be considered, the small business owner must have a one-year lease or own their building, a county incentive list said.

Funds will be allocated quarterly for this program, Spring said, so a merchant may actually receive help for more than the holiday shopping season. A maximum quarterly grant of $500 for multiple advertising/marketing projects can be awarded per business, the rules indicate. The Gloucester Economic Development Authority and the Gloucester Board of Supervisors have committed $5,000 for co-op a...

To view the rest of this article, you must log in. If you do not have an account with us, please subscribe here.