Haywood Strong Disaster Relief Fund will be offering flood relief for business owners impacted by Tropical Storm Fred.
The fund is one of the initiatives created by the Haywood Business Support Task Force, a collaboration between the Haywood County Chamber of Commerce (Chamber), The Mountain West Partnership (MWP), WCU and UNCA Small Business Technology Development Center (SBTDC), Mountain Bizworks (MB), and Haywood Community College Small Business Center (HCC-SBC).
In addition to the relief fund program, the task force will provide comprehensive information, printed resources, and town hall meetings.
The relief fund is made possible through a partnership with Mountain Bizworks, a 501(c)(3) community development financial institution that serves as a vehicle for a wide range of community development needs.
The program is set up to award qualified businesses with a small grant. There is a task force set up to review applications and initiate awards every two weeks within a