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. For details on the programs and eligibility requirements, please download the application packages.

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

Completed applications, and the required documentation, can be submitted by email to econdev@portsmouthva.gov. Applications may also be submitted in person, or by mail, to 200 High Street, Suite 200, Portsmouth, Va. 23704.

**The EDA has redesigned the Local Incentive Program grants for the fiscal year 2022 (FY22). FY22 Grants are accepted from January 1, 2022 - June 30, 2022.