Local Businesses Taking Advantage of Blueprint Program

Local Businesses Taking Advantage of Blueprint Program

Just two days after voting to approve a program to help local businesses deal with the economic impact of the coronavirus, almost $100,000 has been awarded. Leon County government reports that 25 local businesses have been approved under the program. The Blueprint Intergovernmental Agency – which is comprised of Leon County and City of Tallahassee […]

NYT Columnist: “A Plan to Get America Back to Work”

NYT Columnist: “A Plan to Get America Back to Work”

As U.S. Congress works on a nearly $2 trillion dollar relief package, NYT opinion columnist, Thomas L. Friedman asks the question many are thinking: “What the hell are we doing to ourselves? To our economy? To our next generation?” With rising unemployment numbers, Friedman says now is the time to “think afresh about the coronavirus […]

Blueprint Staff Proposes $2,500 Grants for 400 Small Businesses

Blueprint Staff Proposes $2,500 Grants for 400 Small Businesses

Today the staff of the Blueprint Intergovernmental Agency proposed a grant program to help small businesses. The COVID-19 Economic Disaster Relief (CEDR) Program would provide a $2,500 grant to businesses that meet specific criteria. Staff states that “the CEDR Program will be administered by the Office of Economic Vitality to bridge the gap between federal […]

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