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

By The Creative Coast | August 12, 2022

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.

3 Actionable Tips for Your Business this Hurricane Season

By The Creative Coast | August 11, 2022

Back in May, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicted an “above-normal 2022 Atlantic hurricane season.” As of August and their mid-season update, they still expect it.

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

By Kait Lance | August 9, 2022

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.

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

By Kait Lance | August 8, 2022

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

ACME Labs & Chuck Jones Gallery Announce Lost Wrabbit + More Hedera News | Alternative Money Mondays

By The Creative Coast | August 8, 2022

Catch up on the latest episodes of Alternative Money Mondays!

The Creative Coast is Searching for a Writer!

By Kait Lance | August 5, 2022

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. 

Hargray to Award $6,000 to K-12 Teachers Building A Stronger Connection in their Community

By The Creative Coast | August 3, 2022

Hargray today announced it will award $1,500 each to four K-12 teachers making a difference in their schools and communities as part of the internet service provider’s “A Stronger Connection” social media campaign.

IncFile’s Fresh Start Business Grant Offering Aspiring Entrepreneurs $2,500

By The Creative Coast | July 31, 2022

IncFile, a company that works to make registering a business as easy as possible by using technology to streamline the business formation process and cultivating a team of experts to assist, is giving aspring entrepreneurs $2,500 to start a business via the Fresh Start Business Grant.

Entrepreneurship World Cup Pitch Competition Deadline Approaches – Win $1M in Prizes

By Kait Lance | July 30, 2022

GEN anticipates over 200 entrepreneurs from across the globe to participate in this year’s event. Entrepreneurs in the idea-stage, early-stage, growth-stage or beyond are encouraged to apply. In addition to the chance at winning $1M in prizes, all applicants receive access to free or steeply discounted training and perks to help grow their business.

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

By The Creative Coast | July 29, 2022

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.