Aitkin County CARES for Business Grants total over $600K

Aitkin County CARES for Business Grants total over $600K

December 8, 2020 News News -- KKIN-KFGI-KLKS-WWWI 0
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By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (12/9/20)

(Aitkin County) — Aitkin County has concluded their CARES for Business Grants programs after awarding a total of 81 grants to different business entities and communities for a grand total of $681,615.

Round 1 of Grants in October finished with 55 grants and Round 2 November tallied 26. Aitkin County provided $500,000 for CARES for Business Grants from their allotted CARES Act funds with other Cities and Townships providing the remaining funds, which aided in 81 grants to 77 County businesses and 4 non-profit organizations.

A complete breakdown of businesses and communities that received Aitkin County CARES for Business Grants can be found here:

Dining/Lodging 28, Service Providers 29, Entertainment Venues 9, Retail/Service 8, Manufacturing 5, and Agriculture 2. 

Aitkin 35, McGregor 18, Hill City 11, Palisade 4, Wealthwood 3, McGrath 3, Malmo 2 with Aitkin/McGregor, Glen, Tamarack, Bennetville, and Jacobson one each.