Small business relief available for Pottawatomie County businesses

Published: Thursday, December 10, 2020 By: Staff Reports
of either of those organizations, or any businesses they may own. 

Also businesses owned by Pottawatomie County Commissioners, or City of Shawnee City Commissioners are also ineligible. 

Submissions can include funds the business has already spent (for reimbursement) and funds they anticipate spending to keep the business in operation.  The criteria for the funding is publicly posted and Shawnee Forward and Tecumseh Chamber of Commerce member businesses will receive preference. 

Deadline for the applications is December 23rd, with awards being granted by the end of January 2021.

For questions about the grant program please contact:

Rachael Melot, CEO/President, Shawnee Forward


Jeremy Davidson, Marketing and Events


Shawnee Forward exists to lead and empower a diverse community through collaborative economic growth, workforce development, and educational enrichment, to improve the quality of life and opportunities for the greater Shawnee area. For more information on Shawnee Forward and our initiatives, visit

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