Elkhart Urban Enterprise Association offering three forms of economic assistance

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The Elkhart Urban Enterprise Association (EUEA) is offering three forms of economic assistance.

The Neighborhood Grant Program is being offered to neighborhood associations within the Elkhart Urban Enterprise Zone to assist them with costs associated with neighborhood-sponsored projects and programs.

The award amount can reach up to $500, and eligible grants include but are not limited to:

  • Newsletter publications
  • Neighborhood block parties and/or other events
  • Clean-up and/or beautification activities (landscaping improvements, community gardens, etc.)
  • Public art programs and beautification projects

Grants must be used the year they are awarded. Click here to apply.

The Emergency Relief Fund is being offered to locally owned, small businesses within the Elkhart Urban Zone that have been economically impacted by COVID-19 related to loss of revenue.

Eligible grants include:

  • Rent
  • Mortgage payments
  • Utility payments
  • Subscriptions

The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 15. Click here to apply. 

Lastly, the Enterprise Zone Scholarship is being offered as part of EUEA’s mission to improve the quality of life for Zone residents.

Applicants must live and/or work in the Elkhart Enterprise Zone and have receive a high school diploma or equivalent prior to the start of their degree program.

Both part-time and full-time students are eligible. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. on Friday, May 7. Click here to apply. 

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