Willmar OKs $1 million in federal funds for local pandemic relief program

Willmar OKs $1 million in federal funds for local pandemic relief program

August 17, 2020

Willmar OKs $1 million in federal funds for local pandemic relief program

WILLMAR — The CARES Pandemic Relief Program, managed by the Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission, will receive a needed influx of cash.

The Willmar City Council at its meeting Monday approved transferring $1 million to the EDC for the program, which provides grants to eligible and approved small businesses and nonprofits in the county which have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

“I do believe the EDC is best at distributing these funds across Kandiyohi County,” said Connie Schmoll, EDC Business Development manager.

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