Resurgence Grant Programs for the Southeast Community

New Business Assistance Opportunities in the Southeast Community!

The Newport News Economic Development Authority was awarded funding by the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development through its 2024 Virginia Business District Resurgence Grant to expand business assistance resources and opportunities within the Southeast Community. Programs supported by this funding include: 

Modified Façade Improvement Grant Program for the Newport News Southeast Community – Grantees can receive up to $10,000, without a match required, to support eligible commercial façade improvements in the Southeast Community. 

Modified e-Commerce Grant Program for the Newport News Southeast Community – Grantees can receive up to a maximum of $5,000 for small, non-minority-owned businesses, and up to a maximum of $9,000 for women- or minority- owned businesses for eligible e-Commerce business development, with no additional private match required. 

Newport News Southeast Community Rent Reimbursement Grant Program – Grantees may receive reimbursement for up to three months of rent connected with new commercial leases in the Southeast Community, not to exceed $7,500 per grantee.

Funding through these programs is limited and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis, until depleted. For additional information, please contact Jordan Wilson at (757) 926-3789 or wilsonjl@nnva.gov.