Is your small business looking for relief or need an assist with future growth?

Do you work with or frequent a small business that could use some help?

We want to remind you that the deadline to apply for NKY Small Business Grants for Minority-, Women- or Veteran-Owned Businesses is fast approaching at the end of this month.

The Duke Energy Foundation is providing $75,000 to support these grants and the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce will distribute the grants in varying amounts up to $10,000 to eligible for-profit small businesses in the Northern Kentucky counties of Boone, Bracken, Campbell, Gallatin, Grant, Kenton or Pendleton.

Applications for the grant are due by EOD on Tuesday, Aug. 31. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.


Businesses eligible for the grants must be:

  • Small businesses with less than 50 employees
  • Duke Energy customers based in one of the seven counties in Northern Kentucky (inside the Greater Cincinnati MSA)
  • Minority-, women- or veteran-owned


If your business meets the criteria above, the NKY Chamber and the Duke Energy Foundation invite you to apply.


Please feel free to share this opportunity with your network and encourage any eligible small businesses in Northern Kentucky to apply, as well.


Questions can be directed to Leisa Mulcahy, Managing Director of GROW NKY and Vice President of Workforce at the NKY Chamber at 859-578-6396 or by emailing [email protected].