FRIENDS OF SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA PARTNERS WITH GRAYSON COUNTY and the BLUE RIDGE CROSSROADS SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER
TO SUPPORT LOCAL BUSINESSES
Grayson County has provided SBDC with $10,000 to help the county’s small business owners hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic with their advertising and marketing plans. Friends of Southwest Virginia’s Marketing Access Program (M.A.P.), which helps engage local businesses with a larger footprint by incorporating the SWVA brand, offers participants the opportunity to leverage their advertising dollars and work with experts in four primary areas of marketing, which include social media and digital advertising, website landing page creation, email marketing, and photography.
Grayson County businesses will work with the M.A.P. team to curate and deploy a marketing plan based on available options.
Click image below to access the M.A.P. Guide:
Business eligible to apply for the program must be:
– Located in Grayson County
– Retail, Restaurant, Lodging, or Attraction Business
– SBDC Client
Funding is available on a first-come, first-served basis with a maximum award of $1,000 for qualified applicants. Should a company go over the award amount, they will be invoices directly from Friends of SWVA for services.
You can apply by using the Google Registration Form or downloading the form and return to the SBDC office.
If your business is not currently an SBDC Client and you would like qualify, you can register for counseling
at http://bit.ly/crossroadscounseling or contact 276-601-7727 to begin the registration process.