September 25, 2022

Carbondale Business Development Corporation to 25 grants available to local small businesses | News

CARBONDALE — President of the Carbondale Business Development Corporation Curtis Baird announced Wednesday the CBDC will make 25 $1,000 grants available to small businesses located within the City of Carbondale, Illinois.

CBDC says this money is from the CBDC development fund. 

In order to qualify for the grant, a business must: 

  • Be located within the City of Carbondale, 
  • Have less than $3 million in annual sales,
  • Sell a majority of its products or services in the local area,
  • Business must be negatively affected by COVID-19,
  • Cannot be a home-based business,
  • Must be a for-profit business,
  • Cannot be owned by CBDC board members or immediate family members. 

Business owners can apply at

CBDC says applications will be accepted until 5 p.m. on Sept. 30. 

Qualified applicants will be placed in a lottery with a random selection process for grant recipients. CBDC says funds are expected to be distributed by Oct. 10.

CBDC is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation tasked with helping business development within southern Illinois. 

For more information contact CBDC President Curtis Baird at or LeAnne Gaydos with the Carbondale Chamber of Commerce at or 618-549-2146.

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