Micro-Enterprise Assistance Program- Fairfield

Micro-Enterprise Assistance Program- Fairfield A program to provide entrepreneurs with training, technical assistance and start-up capital in order to create and sustain viable and productive small businesses in Fairfield, with the ultimate goal of increasing employment opportunities for low- and moderate-income person.

What's the value to me?

A $5,000 micro-grant program with the goal of increasing employment opportunities for low- and moderate-income person.

Description & Overview

A program to provide entrepreneurs with training, technical assistance and start-up capital in order to create and sustain viable and productive small businesses in Fairfield, with the ultimate goal of increasing employment opportunities for low- and moderate-income person.

Services

  • Up to a maximum $5,000 micro-grant.
  • Business plan preparation, regulatory guidance and site location.
  • Refer entrepreneurs to others groups and services that provide workshops, one-on-one counseling and capital.

Criteria

  • Must be a new or existing commercial enterprise that employs five or fewer employees, at least one of whom must own the enterprise (with a minimum of 51 percent ownership/ partnership).
  • The enterprise must have its principal operations located in Fairfield and may be organized as a sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation or any other recognized form of business.
  • The individual applicant and business enterprise must be current on all federal, state and local tax obligations.

Contact

Community & Economic Development
Fairfield, CT 06824

Mark Barnhart
P: 203-256-3120
W: The Town of Fairfield Connecticut

Phases:

Launch
Scale
Business Model Discovery / Validation

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