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The DEC Network to distribute $1.1 million through Dallas Small Business Relief Fund


The DEC Network, formerly the Dallas Entrepreneur Center, in collaboration with the Communities Foundation of Texas and LiftFund, will distribute more than $1 million of forgivable loans to entrepreneurs through the Revive Dallas Small Business Relief Fund. Funding began last month.

“This year has presented businesses with unprecedented challenges,” said Bill Chinn, CEO of The DEC Network. “These challenges have been particularly difficult for our small business community. The Revive Dallas fund was designed to support those truly small businesses in Dallas, with awards available to those with fewer than 15 employees.”

Initial funding has been approved for 54 companies, with loan amounts ranging from $7,500 to $25,000. The companies reflect the diversity of small businesses in North Texas, including medical clinics, retail and food service outlets, special events and

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