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Rental Assistance Available to Miami-Dade County Residents
As our community continues to navigate the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, Miami-Dade County presses on to assist residents experiencing hardships. Among the available aid programs is the new Emergency Rental Assistance Program 2.3 (ERAP 2.3).  Qualifying Miami-Dade County residents whose families are experiencing difficulties paying their full monthly rent may receive rental assistance based on family size, bedroom size of the housing unit, the rent owed, and current household income.  The application must be completed by the tenant, but landlords/owners are  encouraged to contact the program by phone at 786-688-2440 or via email at to refer tenants who are behind in their rent. Click here to learn more. 
REEF Technologies to hire 1,000+ in Miami and Announces Launch of NBRHD Career Initiative
The Miami-based technology and so-called ghost kitchen startup that raised more than $1 billion, announced a plan to hire more than 1,000 employees in the Miami area over the next three years. That will grow its local workforce by at least 42%. REEF is already one of South Florida’s largest employers, with 2,400 employees in the Miami area.  Click here to learn more. 
Customer Service Career Fair Hosted by the OLCDC
The Opa-locka Community Development Corporation is partnering with Career Source South Florida and CarBrain, based out of Miami Lakes, to bring you on-the-spot jobs and careers. If you're an energetic, self-motivated and enthusiatic person, this job fair is the one for you. Register here for the October 5 event. Launches
Miami-Dade County and City of Miami are working with The Miami Foundation to provide local residents and small businesses access to career development and business resources via a newly launched portal. This robust resource will serve as a career development resource providing students, job seekers, entrepreneurs and employers with free access to the tools, training and information they need to build successful careers.  Click here to learn more. 
SBA Loans
Start or expand your business with loans guaranteed by the Small Business Administration. Use Lender Match to find lenders that offer loans for your business. To get matched to potential offering SBA-backed funding click here.
Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs Grant Guidelines
The Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs has released guidelines and deadline schedules for the fiscal year 2021-2022 fall cycle of arts and cultural grants programs available to Miami-Dade County based non-profit cultural organizations. Guidelines containing information regarding eligibility requirements, funding requests and program criteria can be downloaded on the website by clicking here.  Grant guidelines can also be requested by calling the Department of Cultural Affairs at (305) 375-4634, or via email at
South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
The South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SFLHCC)  promotes the continued growth and development of the Hispanic business community and serves as a resource center and forum to advocate for Hispanic and Minority owned businesses. The organization is comprised of dedicated professional individuals and business owners who have come together to advance the commercial, financial, educational and civic interests of the ever-growing Hispanic Community of South Florida.  To learn more visit SFLHCC.
Beacon Council - Covid Business Recovery Assistance

The Miami-Dade Beacon Council, a public-private partnership, is the official economic development organization for Miami-Dade County.  As Miami-Dade County's official economic development partnership, The Beacon Council facilitates local, national and international business growth and expansion programs, helping companies of all sizes in diverse industries achieve their goals.

CAMACOL - Latin Chamber of Commerce of the USA

One of the largest and oldest Hispanic business organizations in Florida and one of the most influential minority business groups in the U.S. For more than four decades, their mission has been to foster the entrepreneurial spirit of Florida’s Hispanic and minority communities, and as such, it conducts programs to strengthen local business activity, promote economic development, facilitate international commerce, and serve the civic needs of the community. Through its Hemispheric Congress, CAMACOL provides businesses with the opportunity to establish commercial linkages in the international marketplace.

CareerSource South Florida

CareerSource Florida is the statewide workforce policy and investment board. Our partners include the Department of Economic Opportunity, 24 local workforce development boards and 100 career centers throughout Florida. Together, we help connect businesses with the talented workforce and training needed to succeed and grow.  To learn more visit CareerSource South Florida.

Miami Dade Chamber of Commerce

The Miami Dade Chamber of Commerce has business resources available to include the Micro Loan program. The mission of M-DCC is to create opportunities for economic and social transformation in our community. Please visit their website for more information. 

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