Small Business Investment Grant Deadline Extended to April 7

The third round of Charleston’s Small Business Investment Grants has been extended through Wednesday, April 7 at 5 p.m.  


“In an effort to reach as many businesses as possible with this opportunity, we have decided to extend the third round of our grant program by one week,” said Mayor Amy Shuler Goodwin. “We encourage small businesses from across our city to take advantage of these grant funds.”


The application for the third round of funding is available at and must be received by April 7, 2021 at 5 p.m.  All applications must be submitted and received via email at


Examples of projects that qualify for this grant funding include broadband connectivity, marketing, advertising, demolition projects, construction of exterior or interior surfaces including doors, windows, fences, stairs, ramps, painting and more. Project work must be started within six months of the grant award and must be completed within one year. The maximum annual grant award for any one business is $10,000 and grant recipients must match any award amount by 25%.