The Portsmouth Economic Development Authority (EDA) supports the City's growing entrepreneurship and small business community through the Business Investment Grant program. 

Grant programs are tailored to help new businesses, growing businesses, and established organizations making additional investments in the City of Portsmouth. For details on the programs and eligibility requirements, please download the application guidelines.

Please submit all questions regarding the grant program through the Contact Us Form or by calling 757-393-8804.

Applications for the 2024 Fiscal Year are open in the grant rounds listed below:

Round 1: July 1-31, 2023
Round 2: October 1-31, 2023
Round 3: January 1-31, 2024
Round 4: April 1-30, 2024