The Newnan-Coweta Chamber recently announced plans for two new significant economic development programs.

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One program aims to help local small businesses negatively impacted by the pandemic improve digital outreach and e-commerce capabilities; another will offer soft skills and technical training to adult workers who are either unemployed or underemployed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic effects.

Both programs received funding through the County’s receipt of over $28 million in Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds.

“We are excited about these programs and appreciate the funding to implement them. As always, the Chamber is looking for ways to enable local businesses and Coweta citizens to thrive,” said Candace Boothby, president and CEO of the Newnan Coweta Chamber.

The Small Business Microgrant program will offer grants ranging from $2,400 to $18,000 to Coweta businesses with less than 25 full-time employees….

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