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Another COVID Relief Funding Round Underway

Even though full re-opening of most businesses in California is scheduled to begin on June 15th, many continue to be in survival mode. That’s especially true for the small, independent ones. So, between now and the 25th, those in Nevada County can apply for a fifth round of COVID relief funding. The Board of Supervisors has allocated 250-thousand dollars from the American Rescue Plan Act. The county received a total of over 19-million dollars, to be spent between now and the end of 2024. The Projects Administrator at the County Executive Office, Caleb Dardick, says micro-grants of up to five-thousand dollars are available…

click to listen to Caleb Dardick

Dardick says sole proprieter types of businesses might benefit, particularly…

click to listen to Caleb Dardick

The previous round, early this year, also focused only on small businesses, when over 287-thousand dollars was raised, through donations, the single-largest round. Other rounds focused on both small businesses and non-profit groups. The Board is allocating around 30-percent of total funding for both groups, with non-profits able to apply later in the summer.

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