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County Nears $1 Million in Small Business Relief Grants

June 15th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

Allegany County Commissioners President Jake Shade said this week that the county has issued nearly $1 million in grants to more than 200 area small businesses this month to assist the entities during the coronavirus outbreak. The latest round of grants, totaling more than $800,000, was made possible by the federal coronavirus relief package. Allegany County received $12.3 million from that package. The county had issued $100,000 in grants from to small businesses in April.  More than 200 businesses applied for funding and grant amounts ranged from $200 to $7,500…

4 Responses to “County Nears $1 Million in Small Business Relief Grants”

  1. June 15, 2020 at 7:42 am, george said:

    Will there be ANY ACCOUNTABILITY as to who and where the grants go, and will the results be made public?? Will the grants be dispersed on a fair and equitable manner to those in the most need, to retain these “small” businesses,in our area.


  2. June 15, 2020 at 8:51 am, Welchy said:

    Good idea make CEDC in charge of it and no one gets anything. You’ll get your stimulus same time mall is completed


  3. June 15, 2020 at 1:16 pm, Ed Dodrill said:

    Some of this money should go to the Fort Hill football program. They will need help getting summer practice off the ground.


    • June 16, 2020 at 10:05 am, mac said:

      > Since when do kids, playing a game, need an infusion of money?


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