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Indianapolis minority-owned businesses receive grants

Chef Oya's The Trap is one of several minority-owned Indianapolis businesses to receive funding from Indianapolis LISC.

INDIANAPOLIS (Inside INdiana Business) — Twenty-five businesses in Indianapolis owned by minorities have received funding from the Indianapolis Foundation and Regions Bank, as LISC Indianapolis established the first round of Indianapolis Small Business Recovery Grants for Minority, Immigrant and Women-owned Businesses in May. Grants of $5,000 each were awarded to businesses. 

LISC Indianapolis says all grantees have 10 or fewer employees and are located in neighborhoods where LISC operates. 

Grantees in round 1:

  • Elite Child Care LLC
  • Mrs. Murry’s Naturals
  • Boyzo Construction
  • Chef Oya’s The Trap
  • Joiful Noise Childcare
  • The Fuqua Institute of Beauty Culture
  • Amayesing Cleaning Service
  • The Grub House Restaurant
  • The Law Office of Ranissa E. Dycus
  • EMMI Beauty Salon
  • Treats By Fee
  • El Palacio Event Center
  • Salazar Family Dental
  • Indy Stars Bilingual Daycare
  • Don Juan Taqueria
  • Marco Tile and Construction
  • Kash Dry Cleaning
  • Kurly Koils
  • Guanajuato Restaurant
  • Sashay Hair Company
  • Sip & Shares Wines
  • Cheatam & Moore Barber Shop
  • Tlaolli
  • AFARE Transportation
  • El Fandangos Inc.

Round Two of the grants is now open, and interested business owners can review eligibility requirements by clicking here. Applications will close at 11:59 pm June 13 or once 1,000 applications are received.