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Charlotte officials say 2,840 small organizations and eating places have received a lot more than $37 million in assist through the city’s federally-funded COVID-19 grant plans. Many grantees were being minority-owned organizations.
Town officials made the little organization and restaurant applications making use of federal CARES Act funding. Small companies gained $30.3 million and $7.15 million went to dining establishments and other food and beverage companies.
About 71% of the aid paid out to 2,500 small enterprises went to micro-corporations with much less than six personnel, which received $10,000. The rest went to companies with 6 or extra workers, which obtained $25,000 each.
Giovy Customers of Southern Blossom Florist in Dilworth explained she used for but could not get assistance from both the federal Paycheck Security System (PPP) or Smaller Business Administration.
“But when I received an email from the town