funding opportunities

LISC Rural Relief Small Business Grants


  • LISC is offering grants for small business owners in rural locations. For information on the grants, click here.

  • To apply for a grant, click here.  

Lexington's Small Business Stimulus Program

  • To support local small businesses in Lexington who have experienced an impact and incurred expenses due to the COVID-19 pandemic, eligible businesses can apply for up to $25,000 based on demonstrated impact from COVID-19. Learn More

  • Click here to apply.  

Kinetic by Windstream Launches Black Business Support Fund

  • Kinetic by Windstream have created a Black Business Support Fund. The goal is to increase the number and stability of black-owned businesses in its service footprint. 

  • To qualify, applicants must be a new or current small business customer in the Charlotte, North Carolina or Lexington, Kentucky markets receiving broadband Internet from Kinetic

  • For more information, including how to apply, click here.

American Express is Pledging $10 Million to Black-Owned Businesses!

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Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.