GODFREY — Abbey Graphic Design and Support Services Inc., a local design and printing business, has applied for a $150,000 grant from Chase as part of a newly launched program, Mission Main Street Grants.
Abbey Inc. must submit a questionnaire outlining a business plan that will result in growth of the business and receive at least 250 votes to be eligible for a grant. Full eligibility requirements are available in the program rules at www.missionmainstreetgrants.com/rules.
Customers, fans and community members can show support for Abbey Inc. by voting at www.MissionMainStreetGrants.com/vote/businesses; type “Abbey Inc.” in Godfrey, IL using Facebook Connect. Voters also can visit Abbey’s Facebook page (www.facebook.com/AbbeyInc) and follow the link posted there.
The voting deadline is Friday, Oct. 17, and grant recipients will be selected by expert panelists.
Through Mission Main Street Grants, Chase will award $3 million to small businesses. Businesses that apply for a grant and meet the eligibility requirements will receive a special offer from Google. In addition, the 20 grant recipients will be eligible to receive a Google Chromebook laptop and a trip to Google for an exclusive small business marketing workshop with Google experts.
The 20 grant recipients will be announced in January. Consumers can show support by voting for Abbey Inc. at www.MissionMainStreetGrants.com/vote/businesses and typing “Abbey Inc.” in Godfrey, IL using Facebook Connect before the Oct. 17 voting deadline.
For information, visit www.MissionMainStreetGrants.com.