Gov. Kemp Dedicates $240M for New Grant Program to Expand High-Speed Internet, Help Close Digital Divide

Governor Brian P. Kemp announced the investment of $240 million to support the continued expansion of high-speed internet services to Georgians. These funds will be made available through the Capital Projects Fund Grant Program (CPF). CPF funding will be administered and deployed by the Office of Planning and Budget (OPB) through a competitive grant program, beginning August 15.

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United Way’s Shop and Dine United Returns to Give Back to the Community

United Way of the Coastal Empire (UWCE), a local nonprofit whose mission is to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities, has announced the return of their Shop and Dine United program happening from September 10-11, 2022. The event provides local businesses with an opportunity to give back to the community through UWCE. According to the UWCE announcement, businesses can donate proceeds from a specialty item, a percentage of sales from the event, or something else creative.

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Are You Ready to Launch Your Business?…Take Our Poll

The purpose of this poll is to learn more about Savannah-area entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs. Feel free to remain anonymous or share your contact information so we can reach out to you regarding our programming that would help your business. Your info is kept private and secure. CLICK HERE TO TAKE THE POLL

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The Creative Coast is Searching for a Writer!

The Creative Coast is looking for a writer to help with blog posts and web copy for our websites: www.thecreativecoast.org, www.choosesav.com, and a new brand we are launching in 2023. The position requires writing assignments that involve researching subjects, conducting interviews, and writing profiles. 

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Deadline Approaching for Tiger Global Impact Venture’s Accelerate(HER) Fund $50k Grants

In June, Hello Alice announced they were accepting applications for the Accelerate(HER) Fund in partnership with The Global Entrepreneurship Network and Tiger Global Impact Ventures . The fund is headed by Tiger Global Impact Ventures, which is the philanthropic arm of Tiger Global Management, an investment firm focused on public and private companies in the global Internet, software, consumer, and financial technology industries. The Accelerate(HER) Fund provides funding to women entrepreneurs who are “building breakthrough technologies or tech-enabled companies” via grants up to $50,000. 

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Local Virtual Reality Game Developer, Fun Train, Launches New Twilight Zone VR Game

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Fun Train is a local virtual reality game development company based in the Savannah/Hilton Head area that’s making global waves in the VR gaming community. The company produces a variety of VR experiences, with releases including “The Exorcist: Legion VR,” “Tarzan VR™,” and the highly-anticipated “The Twilight Zone VR™,” which launched earlier this month. 

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