The Delaware Division of Small Business has learned of multiple business owners receiving phone calls claiming to be from DSB in relation to an application for a DE Relief Grant.
These are not real outreach calls from the division. The Division of Small Business will not make initial contact on a DE Relief Grant application via telephone.
Correspondence to DE Relief Grant applicants will be through email to the address provided in the application. Any emails from the division will always come from a State of Delaware email address which ends with “@delaware.gov.”
The Division of Small Business is coordinating with the Delaware Department of Justice to address the situation.
“The Division of Small Business takes this matter seriously,” said Division Director Damian DeStefano. “And our online application portal remains secure.”
Anyone who has received a communication about a DE Relief Grant application that they are not sure is from the Division of Small Business should email DEReliefGrants@delaware.gov to confirm its authenticity.