The Center City Small Business Innovation Fund: Round 4 - 2021 Opportunities will open on Friday, June 25 at noon. 

Applications will be accepted until Friday, July 9, 2021 at noon.

An informational webinar will be held on Tuesday, June 22 at 9am. Register here to attend. 


Find the latest on the Small Business Innovation Fund over on the Charlotte Center City Partners site.  

Resources


Congratulation to our Third Round Recipients!

City of Charlotte and Charlotte Center City Partners Grant $1.4 Million to 45 businesses across the City in the Third Round of the Small Business Innovation Fund.

  • 1202 Beatties Ford
  • 7th Street Public Market
  • A Childs Choice Learning Center
  • America Multiservices
  • B&N Transportation
  • Chatpatay
  • Central Pediatrics and Internal Medicine, PA
  • Chef Alyssa’s Kitchen
  • Dahlberg Bookkeeping & Consulting
  • Do Greater Foundation
  • Drums 4 Life
  • Earl’s Grocery
  • Eloquent Creations Catering & Design Services
  • Evening Muse
  • Exceptional Business Solutions
  • Fit Atelier
  • Girls Rock Charlotte
  • Sugar Donuts
  • Hope Covenant House
  • Integration Station
  • Koubix African Fashion House
  • Loyd Visuals
  • Yonitox
  • Honey Buns Café
  • Middle C Jazz
  • Moo & Brew
  • Moor Clothing and Alterations
  • Ninety’s Ice Cream & Sandwiches
  • Oppor2unity Trucking
  • Pet in the City
  • Photosynthesis
  • Popcorn Heaven
  • ProSwim Visuals
  • SchermCo
  • SouthEnd Dentistry
  • SweatNET
  • Taproom Social
  • The Main Event
  • The Males Place
  • The Ultra Running Company
  • The Yard Doctor
  • Thinking Feet
  • The Bella Ciao
  • Visart
  • Wooden Robot Brewery

Congratulations to our Second Round Recipients!

View our Round 2 Press Release. 

 Round Two by the Numbers: 
•    247 Applicants
•    37 Grantees 
•    92% of all grantees were either minority, women, or veteran-owned businesses

  • A Sign of the Times of the Carolinas
  • Bentala Salon
  • Blooming Smiles Pediatric Dentistry
  • Brevard Court, Cheesecake Carousel
  • CLT Boutique
  • Craft Tasting Room & Growler Shop and Lincoln Street Kitchen & Cocktails
  • Emerson Real Estate Advisors
  • Fashion & Compassion
  • Girl Tribe
  • Goodyear Arts
  • Graham St. Pub & Patio
  • Halal Food Cart
  • Halcyon
  • Hot Box Food Group
  • International Truck of Tacos
  • IT-HenHouse
  • Joedance Film Festival
  • Levine Museum of the New South
  • Madame Shea
  • Midtown Ballroom
  • Moxie Mercantile
  • Open Door Studios
  • Paul Andre Boutique
  • Pepperbox Doughnuts
  • Pet Wants CLT
  • Popbar
  • Queen City Mutiny- Charlotte Futsal
  • Rebrand Media
  • Riplash at BuffSalon
  • Southern Blossom Florist
  • Three Little Birds Stationery & Gifts
  • Venue at 1801
  • Visulite Theatre
  • Waterbean Coffee
  • Wonderworld Creative
  • Zia Pia

Congratulations to our First Round Recipients! 

The Charlotte Center City Small Business Innovation Fund has awarded grants to 34 Center City small businesses, over $1 Million, to spur and support innovation as they adapt to new economic realities caused by the COVID-19 crisis. These businesses are located throughout Uptown, South End, Historic West End, and elsewhere in Center City, and more than 90 percent of the first-round grantees are minority-, women- or veteran-owned businesses.