Goodwin Announces Third Round of Small Business Investment Grant Recipients

Mayor Amy Shuler Goodwin today announced eighteen businesses have been awarded Small Business Investment Grants during the third grant cycle. The funds awarded totaled $160,000.


“For the third round of Small Business Investment Grants we were able to increase the grant amount to allow businesses to be awarded up to $10,000,” said Mayor Amy Shuler Goodwin. “These grants provide funds for improvements and marketing support for businesses that may need additional funding during this difficult time.”


Businesses that were awarded funding during the third cycle include:
Black Sheep ($10,000), Blackwell and Company ($4,275), Braids and Twists ($10,000), Bridge Road Bistro ($10,000), CPR Lifesaving ($7,300), CrossFit West Virginia ($10,000), Food Among the Flowers ($10,000), Godbey Properties ($5,000), Good Shepherd Veterinary Hospital ($10,000), Heavenly Hops LLC ($10,000), Mea Cuppa Coffee ($7,625), Mountain Juice WV LLC ($10,000), NOSH Catering ($10,000), Risk Market ($10,000), Swiftwater General Store ($10,000), Taylorbrooke Holdings LLC ($10,000), The Wine Shop at the Capitol Market ($5,800), and Tony the Tailor ($10,000).


The scoring committee, comprised of Steve Rubin (Charleston Area Alliance), Tim Brady (Charleston Convention & Visitors Bureau), Caitlin Cook (Charleston City Council), John Kennedy Bailey (Charleston City Council) and Brent Burton (Charleston City Council) looked for projects that would enhance the image of Charleston either physically or socially, help maintain or increase current customer base or strengthen a small business’ sustainability.


For more information, contact Jane Bostic, Special Assistant to the Mayor, at 304-348-8174 or