OCRA awarded $250,000 grant to eligible businesses in White County

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Indiana Office of Community & Rural Affairs COVID-19 Response Grant Program

The Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA) has recently awarded a $250,000 grant to eligible businesses in White County for their COVID-19 Response Program: Phase 3. Eligible businesses must meet 51% low-to-moderate income requirement.

Eligible businesses must be outside of the Monticello City limits, but within White County Boundaries. Eligible businesses also must have less than 100 employees, and have been established and operational within White County boundaries since April 1, 2020. The maximum award for a designated recipient is $10,000.

The purpose of the grant is to help businesses retain low-to-moderate jobs, and the awarded funds may be applied to 1) working capital; 2) continue operations; or 3) support remote work.

Applications may be picked up at the White County Economic Development office at 124A North Main Street in Monticello Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 3:00pm. The deadline to submit the completed application is 3:00p.m. EDT on June 25, 2021. Only one application per White County business. Click here for details. 

You may contact Debbie Conover at 574-583-6557 with any questions regarding the application.

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