The Golden Isles Development Authority announces finalists for first-ever Storytelling Grant

The Golden Isles Development Authority awards $3,500 to area businesses to help them with their marketing programs.

Brunswick, GA  February 4, 2020— The Golden Isles Development Authority announced the finalists for their first Share the Future Storytelling grant for 2020.

The Development Authority is excited to award four $500 grants to help the following businesses: Ed Hose Illustration, Radiant Consulting, Lang Building Supply, and Soul Work Rx, LLC. Lang Building Supply was identified as the top applicant and will receive an additional $1,500 to support their marketing program in 2020.

All applicants, including non-finalists, were featured and promoted across the Authority’s social media channels on Facebook and Instagram.

Sherri Pruitt, the Business Retention and Expansion Coordinator of the Golden Isles Development Authority, shared her enthusiasm, “It was great to learn more about the businesses in the Golden Isles and what they plan to achieve in the New Year. At the Development Authority, we want to help as many businesses as we can reach their goals. This may be through, funding like the Share the Future program, helping them into a new location, or introducing them to a resource they may not have known about- we’re here to help!”

The Share the Future Initiative was developed to give local area business access to capital to help grow and promote their business. Share the Future Grants are available for companies that are incorporated in Glynn County.

Wayne Johnson, Chairman for Golden Isles Development Authority Board, supports promoting the local businesses to help the region, “Marketing and sales are key components to a business’s growth. Any opportunity that we, as the Golden Isles Development Authority, have to help local business tell their story is a win-win for our community.”

Additional information on the Share the Future Initiative

 About the Golden Isles Development Authority

The Development Authority is the organization that is tasked with the creation of jobs and investment in Glynn County through the retention, expansion, and attraction of business and industry. Their mission is to ensure that Brunswick and Glynn County has a healthy business climate that encourages the growth of existing industries and is an attractive location for prospective businesses.


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