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DANVILLE: Town Invites Applications for Business Promotion Fund

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In an ongoing effort to foster partnerships with Danville businesses, the Town of Danville is again offering Business Promotion Funds for all qualified businesses.

Each year during its budget planning cycle, the Town Council appropriates funds for business promotion within Danville. The funds must be used for purposes deemed to be most advantageous to a broad range of the Danville business community. Town of Danville Economic Development Manager Jill Bergman said the funds are designed to be of assistance to the business community as a whole.

“Funds may not be used to promote or support specific individual businesses or organizations in their marketing efforts for events that promote economic commerce,” she explained. “The project cannot require the preparation of specialized studies or reports.”

Bergman said that because of the overwhelming response to the program in past years, the Town will focus on providing funding for applications:

  •        Willing to provide matching funds
  •        Demonstrate creativity
  •        Show cooperation among multiple businesses
  •        Stimulate economic development in the Town of Danville
  •        Promote the “Shop Danville First” marketing program 

The application process begins Friday, March 20, 2015. To request an application, or obtain additional information, visit the Town of Danville website www.danville.ca.gov or contact Economic Development Manager Jill Bergman at 314-3369 or jbergman@danville.ca.gov.

All applications must be delivered to the Danville Town Offices by Friday, April 17, 2015 at 5 p.m.