Grants of $5,000 awarded to 13 Whitman County microenterprises affected by COVID-19
Businesses with up to five employees provided help for COVID-19 impacts
July 23, 2020
Microenterprise grants totaling $65,000 have been awarded by Community Action Center to 13 eligible small businesses that have been affected by the pandemic and Washington Stay Home restrictions.
The businesses include one each in St. John and Palouse, five in Colfax and seven in Pullman, including such businesses as a small convenience store, a microbrewery and a consignment clothing store.
“It seems appropriate to see these grants go to business owners who are having the most difficult time in our area. For some, this will be the difference between re-opening in the fall or choosing t...