Small Cities Grant

Small Cities grants provide much needed funding for community upkeep

February 14, 2019

Small Cities grants provide much needed funding for community upkeep
WILLMAR—The city of Willmar received the largest Small Cities grant awarded in the state in 2018. Awarded by the state Department of Employment and Economic Development, using funds from the federal Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block grant, the $1,205,177 grant will be used for housing and commercial rehabilitation in a targeted area and a rehab project at Hanson Apartments on Lakeland Drive Southeast. The money can be used only for projects within the program’s parameters