EDC reviews grant opportunities, recommends changes
September 10, 2020
The Wrangell Economic Development Committee met last Thursday, Sept. 3, to review grants the city is offering to individuals and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. They wanted to see how the community has received the grant opportunities so far, and what changes could be made to better improve them.
According to Economic Development Director Carol Rushmore, as of Sept. 2 they have received 189 applications,
requesting a total of $257,411 in assistance. Of these, 162 have been paid out in the total amount of $214,950. There were 17 applications that were denied for various reasons. Nin...