Bridgeton Chamber of Commerce Partners with Surrounding Chambers for Small Business Grant Webinar

By: Michael Mandarino, Follow South Jersey Managing Editor

Photo: Jon Bradley | Follow South Jersey

BRIDGETON, N.J. — Bridgeton’s Chamber of Commerce and a number of Chambers in South Jersey are partnering to host a free, informational webinar on the New Jersey Economic Development Authority’s (NJEDA) third phase of coronavirus relief funding for small businesses.

The webinar will take place from 10-11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, October 21. You can register for the event here.

The third phase, which will allocate $70 million in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding for small businesses in the state, was recently announced by the NJEDA. Wednesday’s webinar will highlight eligibility requirements and provide guidance on filling out the application to receive federal grant money.

Camden County Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli Jr. will speak at the webinar along with Kim Ayres, the senior vice president of economic development for Cumberland County’s Improvement Authority. NJEDA CEO Tim Sullivan and director of small business services Christina Fuentes will also speak as part of the webinar.

The pre-application period for the grant program began on Monday, and it’ll close on Tuesday, October 27. You can find all the information you need to know about the NJEDA’s third phase here.

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