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Halifax County Small Business Recovery Assistance Fund

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The Town of South Boston has applied to the Small Business Recovery Assistance Fund for $500,000 to help businesses in Halifax County adversely affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic.  Funds will be used to reduce and relieve unemployment, assist with job retention and working capital needs necessary to sustain businesses through the pandemic.  

Eligible businesses must meet 5 criteria:
  • locally owned
  • less than 20 employees
  • impacted by COVID-19
  • has not received federal CARES Act assistance for the same purpose
  • provides local services
Grants of up to $5,000 for retooling and technology activities are available.  Grants of up to $10,000 are available for rent or mortage.
Applicants can submit requests on a first come first served basis until funds are depleted.    Applications can be found on the Destination Downtown South Boston webpage.  Tamyra Vest, Executive Director, can provide more information.  She can be reached at 434-575-4209 or tvest@southbostonva.us