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 four in Senate District 27, will receive more than $10.09 million in federal grant funding through the COVID-19 Response Program, said State Sen. Jeff Raatz (R-Richmond).
The following communities in Senate District 27 will receive funding:
"I strongly encourage eligible businesses in Dearborn, Fayette and Randolph counties to apply for these loans and grants," Raatz said. "As we continue to fight the spread of COVID-19, I am optimistic this new source of funding may reduce the financial burdens local businesses feel as a result of the pandemic."
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.