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GWERC launches small business grant fund

GWERC launches small business grant fund

Greater Whitehaven Economic Redevelopment Corporation announced the launch of its 2022 Small Business Exterior Improvement Grant Fund on Friday. 

GWERC aims to revitalize Whitehaven by driving economic growth in the community through business, residential and community development.

The organization received funds from the Memphis City Council Community Grant Program to provide small businesses with the opportunity to make cosmetic renovations to storefronts.

The Small Business Exterior Improvement Grant offers up to $5,000 in funding and is open to owners of commercial properties in Whitehaven in these target areas: 

  • Target Area 1: Winchester (Airways Boulevard to Elvis Presley Boulevard)
  • Target Area 2:  Elvis Presley (Brooks Road to Raines Road)
  • Target Area 3:  Elvis Presley (Raines Road to Scaife Road)
  • Target Area 4: Shelby Drive (Airways Boulevard to Boeingshire Road)
  • Target Area 5: Millbranch (Brooks Road to Holmes Road)