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Deadline to apply for Senator George Edwards Legacy Fund is today

January 31st, 2023 by WCBC Radio

Today is the deadline to apply for a grant from the newly established Senator George Edwards Legacy Fund program. The fund was established by the Maryland General Assembly in 2022 by allocating $50 million for economic development in Allegany, Garrett and Washington counties. Allocations include $20 million for 2023 followed by $10 million per year for three additional years. Officials began accepting applications in mid-December for the funding, which focuses on two categories — infrastructure improvements and business development. The priority of the projects must be job creation or retention. Cumberland Mayor Ray Morriss emphasized that these funds are to be targeted for significant, serious economic development efforts…