COVID-19 Business Relief Grant Funds Available Through Brown County Economic Development Partnership
5 Aug 2020
NEW ULM – Brown County is excited to announce that funding has been received by the county from the Federal CARES Act, through the State of Minnesota Department of Revenue for a new business relief grant program that will be administered through Brown County Economic Development Partners, Inc. (BCEDP). Brown County has received $3,083,468 in Coronavirus Relief Funds. Of the county’s allocation, 10% has been set-aside by Brown County Commissioners to assist businesses that have been adversely impacted by the Coronavirus.
Businesses that are eligible to apply include small businesses of 25 or less employees operating in Brown County that have been affected by Stay-at-Home orders related to COVID-19. The grant fund will give preference to businesses who have not received federal or state COVID-19 relief funds. Businesses who did receive these funds but have not received enough to meet their needs and can demonstrate additional need are encouraged to apply.