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Posted on: November 23, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Media Release COVID-19 - November 23, 2020

For Immediate Release


Phone: 980-432-1800

Rowan County Case Information:

Rowan County COVID-19 Small Business Grant Program Opens Today

Rowan County will provide $350,000 in grants to small businesses to reimburse the cost of business interruption caused by required closures due to COVID-19.  Grants range from $3,500 to $5,000.  To be eligible, a business must:

  • Be a for-profit business with a brick and mortar address located in Rowan County
  • Have no more than 25 employees
  • Have been in business on or before December 31, 2019
  • Be a non-essential business OR a restaurant

Application Process

Applications will be accepted online and in person at 130 West Innes Street, Salisbury, NC 28144 on the second floor starting today at 12 noon through December 4, 2020, at 5 p.m. Each application will be electronically or manually time stamped.  If an applicant is selected, they will receive notification by email or phone and will have three business days to provide additional required documentation outlined on the program page.  Checks will be issued no later than December 30, 2020.

Program Requirements

View full program requirements and apply online at  Download Rowan County Small Business Grant Program Flyer (PDF).


Amy Smith

Download Media Release COVID-19 - November 23, 2020 (PDF)

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