NEWS RELEASE: Linn County Accepting Applications for Economic Development Funds


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 11, 2018

For more information, contact:

Joi Alexander

Communications Director

(319) 892-5118

joi.alexander

Linn County Accepting Applications for Economic Development Funds

LINN COUNTY, IA – May 11, 2018 – The Linn County Board of Supervisors is now accepting applications from organizations seeking economic development funding from Linn County. The economic development fund is used to enhance the quality of life throughout Linn County by fostering and supporting economic growth.

This is a competitive grant process open to organizations located in Linn County or that have a branch location in Linn County. This year $140,000 is available. Grant funds must be used for projects or programs that benefit Linn County residents. Preferred applications will be for projects/programs that accomplish the following:

· Promote economic growth for Linn County

· Demonstrate return on investment dollars

· Do not duplicate current economic development initiatives

· Demonstrate a sustainability plan for project continuation beyond Linn County funding

The application deadline is Friday, June 29, 2018 at 4 p.m. Application information can be found on Linn County’s website www.linncounty.org.

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