Phase II business, non-profit grants available in Sitka

    Sitka, Alaska (KINY) - The City and Borough of Sitka is now accepting grant applications from Sitka businesses and nonprofit organizations that have experienced severe economic impacts due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

    The Assembly has authorized the expenditure of $3 million in federal CARES Act funds for these grants.

    The deadline to apply for these grants is Oct. 30. Grant awards are anticipated in November, and all funds must be expended by Dec. 30, 2020.

    Applications for the business and nonprofit grants, guidelines, and answers to frequently asked questions are available at cityofsitka.org.

    Applicants are strongly encouraged to use the downloadable forms as they include auto-calculation fields to help determine eligibility, and the potential grant amounts for the business applicants.

    For more information, contact CARES Act Grant Technician Rob Allen at rob.allen@cityofsitka.org or 747-1824 with any questions.

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