Businesses may soon apply for grant funding

Thrive Allen County announced Tuesday grants to local businesses soon will be available. County commissioners appointed Thrive to oversee the fund distribution.


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June 24, 2020 - 9:48 AM

Thrive Allen County Chief Executive Officer Lisse Regehr, left, and economic development manager Jonathon Goering share new details about the CDBG-CV grant with county commissioners Tuesday. Photo by Trevor Hoag / Iola Register

Lisse Regehr brought Allen County commissioners up to date on Tuesday as to how a $132,000 grant to the county will be distributed.

Regehr is chief executive officer of Thrive Allen County, which was given authority to disburse the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG-CV) from the Kansas Department of Commerce.

She began by saying Thrive will lower its management fee from $10,000 to $7,500 to come more in line with what the awards to individual businesses will be.

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