The Henderson Chamber of Commerce Foundation has been awarded a grant from USAA to provide complimentary office space for 12 months to a veteran-owned business entrepreneur at the Henderson Business Resource Center inside the Wells Fargo Building at 112 S. Water St. in downtown Henderson. In addition, the Henderson Chamber of Commerce will provide an annual membership to the grant recipient. Applications will be accepted through end of business day March 15.
To qualify for the grant, the business must be less than 2 years old; be at least 51 percent veteran-owned; and have the management and daily operations exercised by the veteran ownership. They may not be a current tenant of the Henderson Business Resource Center or Co-Operate on Water.
A selection committee from the Henderson Chamber of Commerce Foundation Board will review the applications and select one recipient for the 12-month lease. The move-in date is scheduled for April 1.
In 2016, 22 Warriors, a nonprofit organization working to prevent suicide among veterans, was the second recipient of the USAA grant for office space and is still inside the Henderson Business Resource Center.
Applications are available by contacting Hannah Brook at hbrook@HendersonChamber.com. Those interested can call 702-209-3967.
The Henderson Chamber of Commerce Foundation is a nonprofit corporation organized to manage and distribute funds and resources to further the development of the community through activities that are exclusively charitable, scientific or educational. The Foundation is responsible for the creation and success of the Henderson Business Resource Center (a business incubator), Leadership Henderson, I CAN BE (Integrating Career Academics by Networking Business and Education), HCCF Community Day and Chipping in for Vets Golf Tournament.
For more information about the Henderson Chamber of Commerce Foundation, visit www.hendersonchamber.com.