Micro Business Grants for Technology Upgrades

For businesses in:

City of North Miami

Provided by:

The City of North Miami

Ideal for:

Tech Solutions for Small Businesses

Microgrants of up to $1,500 to provide working capital for small businesses to invest in technology upgrades.

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Up to $1,500 to purchase technological upgrades such as:


  • Computers
  • Printer, scanner, copier (All in one)


  • Internet service (1 year)Website – Turnkey website landing page package
  • Virus Protection
  • Microsoft Office 365
  • Remote Client Software (Team Viewer)

Other services:

  • Virtual Training courses (Gotomeeting, Zoom, other virtual meetings – Max 3 month service) Tech Support with setup and remote troubleshooting

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Participants must be a small business operating within the City of North Miami. Applicants of the Smart Biz Micro Grant Program shall comply with those provisions of the City’s local adopted codes repossessing a CU and BTR. For the purposes of this CDBG program, small businesses will be identified through the criteria established by Miami Dade County:

  • Cannot have more than ten (10) employees.
  • Must not be part of a national chain or franchise.
  • Must not have received any CRA funding in the last five (5) Years.
  • Can be non-profit or for-profit and must have been in business within North Miami for at least three (3) years (proof include old lease, incorporations, sales tax, income tax, or utility bill, BTR).
  • Orders must be made through City approved IT vendor.
  • More than one application submitted for the same business, business owner, family member, or partners will not be considered.
  • Priority given to target industries (Healthcare, Medical Technology, Research, Restaurants, Hotels, Professional Services, Fitness, Arts/Entertainment, Industrial, Manufacturing).
  • Home based businesses do not qualify
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The City of North Miami has created the Smart Biz E-commerce Micro Business Grant to provide working capital to enable small businesses to invest in resources to bridge the digital divide, enable retention of jobs and give each business a fighting chance of survival now and in a post COVID-19 competitive market. This grant is an e-commerce focused grant that will provide businesses with the digital tools needed to recover, adapt and thrive.

Visit the Neighborly Software portal and create an account or sign in to access the application.

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  • Payroll of all employees.
  • Current City of North Miami Business Tax Receipt.
  • Current City of North Miami Certificate of Use.
  • Letter of intent.
  • The City reserves the right to request additional information about the business and/or business owner(s) that may be needed to process the grant application.