FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Jesse Cordray, Press Secretary
STATEHOUSE (Aug. 27, 2020) — Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA) recently announced 42 rural communities, including three communities in Senate District 42, will receive more than $10.09 million in federal grant funding to support local businesses, said State Sen. Jean Leising (R-Oldenburg).
The following local counties and city were awarded funds:
"Communities across our district rely on local businesses, and I hope this new source of funding will help reduce some of the financial burdens facing local small businesses," Leising said. "I am grateful our district was able to obtain this assistance and look forward to seeing the positive impact it will have on our local communities."
Lt. Gov. Crouch previously announced 61 recipients of phase one of the COVID-19 Response Program, who received more than $10.7 million in funding.
For further information on the program, click here.