Office of Commissioner Keon Hardemon

There are presently no open calls for submissions.

Application Open at 12:00 AM, March 18, 2024

Application Deadline at 11:59 PM, April 1, 2024


Business must be in District 3

The business must be a for-profit business

In operation for at least 2 consecutive years

Must have less than 7 full-time employees 

A physical address is required. PO Boxes are not accepted. 

If you received funding in the years 2022 & 2023, you must sit out 2 years before reapplying

Required Documents 

Step 1: Identify Your County Commissioner

  • Visit the "Meet Your Commissioners" page:
  • Enter your address in the "Who is my Commissioner?" box.
  • Ensure your commissioner is Keon Hardemon (District 3). If not, apply through your specific commissioner's program.

Step 2: Capture Your Business Shine: Photo Submissions

  • Must include photos of the interior and exterior of the business 
  • Include product shots and capture the atmosphere, team, and customers.
  • Feature customer testimonials, volunteer activities, or relevant initiatives
  • Highlight your unique selling proposition and community involvement.
  • Use a variety of angles and perspectives to keep it engaging.

Step 3: Obtain a Current Government-Issued Photo ID

Step 4: Verify Your Business License

Step 5: Obtain a Federal Employer Identification Number (EIN)

Step 6: Verify Your Business Registration


Office of Commissioner Keon Hardemon