Raleigh Proposes Help for Small Biz Growth

April 27, 2017

Under a new grant policy proposed, called jobsRaleigh, the city council is considering setting aside $100,000 in its budget to specifically target small businesses seeking to grow. “The goal of the program is to help these small businesses start, grow and stay in the city of Raleigh,” says James Sauls, Raleigh’s economic development manager. Sauls estimates that Wake County has 25,160 businesses with fewer than 49 employees, which is about 94 percent of all the businesses registered in the county.


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