Join us for the February 2021 EDAC Meeting

Our speaker is Jim Carroll, Executive Director of SBDC, as he shares updates on the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and what changes occurred between the first round and second round of PPP.
Additional SBA & PPP Information
Additionally, we will hear from Chesapeake Economic Development Director, Steven Wright, as he shares updates on the newest round of funding for the Chesapeake Small Business COVID-19 Recovery Grant.
Chesapeake COVID-19 Grant
We look forward to you joining us via Zoom onFriday, February 12th at 10:00 am.If you would like to submit a question ahead of the meeting, please send your questions to
You must register in advance in order to join the EDAC Meeting.
Round 3 Open for Applications
Our first and second round of our Small Business COVID-10 Recovery Grants was such a success, that we’re rolling out a THIRD grant! All businesses with 50 employees or less are eligible for up to $10,000 in relief — including those that have received funding from the Paycheck Protection Program and Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL).
To apply and learn more about the grant program, and check your eligibility, visit
To help aid in the application process, the department will also be operating a pop-up office located at Mt. Pleasant Marketplace, 1464 Mt. Pleasant Road, Unit 29 (between Los Primos & Tropical Smoothie).This office will assist businesses who may have questions about the application process and are looking to apply. The office will be open Tuesdays from 9 am-11 am and Thursdays from 2 pm-4 pm starting February 4, 2021.
Chesapeake Business Chats!
Chesapeake Economic Development wants to help local businesses grow. We’re sharing advice and resources to help your business during COVID-19 recovery and beyond. Schedule your free 15-minute phone call with one of our business specialists today!

Visit our website to sign up for your Chesapeake Business Chat
Chesapeake Economic DevelopmentP: 757-382-8040 / F: