… supporting local businesses through difficult times
The grants, funded by the DC Department of Small and Local Business (DSLBD), are focused on helping businesses work through the challenges brought on by the Coronavirus and will fund technical assistance, equipment, physical improvements and business development.
The Upper Georgia Avenue Main Street (UGAMS) awarded a total of $35,000, with grants going to the Missouri Avenue Market, PRMP Brow and Beauty Studio, Creative Ways Therapy, Galaxy Healthcare Solutions, Two Macs Barber Shop, J & J Mex Taqueria and Mail Ship and Print.
The Parks Main Street (TPMS) awarded a total of $34,000, with grants to De Colores Learning Center, Ramdass Pharmacy, Peaches Kitchen Restaurant, Senbeb Cafe’ and Natural Foods, the Davis Center, Integrative Bodywork, Troka Insurance and Manor Park Barber Shop.
The UGAMS and TPMS are members of DC Main Streets, a comprehensive program of the city’s DSLBD to revitalize neighborhood business corridors in the District of Columbia. The Center for Nonprofit Advancement provides fiscal and organizational management, leadership and technical assistance to each of them.