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 an additional 42 rural Hoosier communities, including three counties in Senate District 43, will receive more than $10.09 million in federal grant funding through the COVID-19 Response Program, said State Sen. Chip Perfect (R-Lawrenceburg).
The following counties in Senate District 43 received funding:
"As our district continues to overcome COVID-19, I look forward to seeing this funding reduce financial burdens and serve as a catalyst for growth for businesses who are struggling," Perfect said. "I strongly encourage eligible businesses in Dearborn, Jennings and Ripley counties to apply for these grant and loan opportunities."
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.