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Nevada Co Relief Fund Hits First Donation Target

The Nevada County Relief Fund for those struggling with the coronavirus pandemic has hit its first donation target. The web site was launched around two weeks ago, starting with the county’s challenge grant of 100-thousand dollars. For every 100-thousand dollars collected after that, there’s an application period for those most in need. Fund organizer and county spokesman Caleb Dardick says at least 270-thousand dollars has already been contributed. Half the money is available for safety-net non-profits in the western part of the county‚Ķ

click to listen to Caleb Dardick

Dardick says these groups can apply for grants ranging from five to 20-thousand dollars. The other half of the money is available as micro-grants of up to five-thousand dollars for small businesses…

click to listen to Caleb Dardick

Those grants are managed by the Sierra Business Council. The application period ends May 19th.

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