$5.3M in Requests for County Grants; Program has $715K
Steele County Economic Relief Grants program is facing enormous requests from business and non-profits in the county.
The deadline for application was Feb. 12th. According to Steele County Administrator Scott Golberg, the county received 165 applications requesting over $5.3M in funding. The county has $715,000 to disburse. They expect to have decisions made and funds out by early March.
This highlights the major impact to businesses during the Covid-19 closures and need for additional support to them.
PPP tax conformity at the State level would be a small, simple way to start (see next article).