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Commerce announces funds to rural counties for pandemic response

 


Washington State Department of Commerce Director Lisa Brown said on Thursday, March 26, that $1.8 million in additional state Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) to rural counties to assist people and businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Among the counties receiving funds is Klickitat County, which will receive $83,819.

Awarded through the Economic Opportunity Grant program, these funds can be used at the discretion of county authorities to meet a variety of emerging local needs, such as providing food and rental assistance, small business support and health services. Counties provide for these and other urgent needs through partnerships with local service providers.

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