Small Business

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Funding is available in the Martinsville-Henry County area for entrepreneurs. Contact the Small, Minority & Entreprneurial Division for details and eligibility requirements for the following programs.


 

M-HC Economic Development Corporation's Small, Minority & Entrepreneurial Division Marketing Co-op Grant

Matching grant funds allocated for the use of professional marketing services.

Small Business Investment Forum (SBIF)

Business plan competition, created as a partnership between public and private organizations.

Technology Zone Program

Provides local incentives to technology business that invest and create jobs in Henry County.

M-HC Economic Development Corporation's Tourism & Film Division Marketing Grant

Matching grant funds allocated to assist local tourism industry with marketing needs.

City of Martinsville Micro Loan Program

The City of Martinsville is proud to be one of the micro loan programs available in Virginia.  The low cost micro loan program is available to businesses in the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) project area.

M-HC Chamber's Partnership for Economic Growth (CPEG) Grant

Funds allocated for businesses to improve the façade, create jobs, or train current workforce.

Martinsville Uptown Façade

Martinsville Uptown provides a matching grant of up to $4,000 to help businesses in uptown improve their building façades.

Enterprise Zone

Provides state and local incentives to businesses that invest and create jobs in M-HC.

West Piedmont Business Development Center Micro Loan Program

Low cost loan program for incubator tenants.

Virginia Workforce Center

Offers workforce solutions to save employers time and money.

Virginia Jobs Investment Program (VJIP)

Helps offset recruiting and training costs incurred by companies that are either creating new jobs or implementing technological upgrades.

 

ATM Motors

Owners Anthony and Tonja Martin took advantage of local Enterprise Zone incentives to build a new facility for ATM Motors.