More than $2 million in COVID-19 relief awarded to businesses and nonprofits in Kandiyohi County

More than $2 million in COVID-19 relief awarded to businesses and nonprofits in Kandiyohi County

September 12, 2020

More than $2 million in COVID-19 relief awarded to businesses and nonprofits in Kandiyohi County

WILLMAR—When you add up all the money that has so far been awarded to small businesses and nonprofits through coronavirus relief programs run by the Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission, the total is more than $2 million.

Since March the EDC has established a handful of grant or loan programs focused on providing financial relief to businesses in the county hit hard by economic impacts tied to the virus outbreak. The programs include the CARES Pandemic Relief Program, Immigrant Business Disaster Relief with funding from the Southwest Initiative Fund, Child Care Business Assistance and the COVID-19 Business Assistance Loan Program.

Read the full article at the West Central Tribune.