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Posted on: July 15, 2020

$3.5 Million for CARES Act Community Support Grant Program

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July 15, 2020

Benton County Commissioners Designate $3.5 Million for CARES Act Community Support Grant Program

Kennewick, WA – Benton County Commissioners have designated $3.5 million for the CARES Act Community Support Grant Program, which will provide local businesses grant assistance, with no repayment requirements.

These local business grants will be administered by the Tri-City Development Council (TRIDEC), and applications for grant funding will be open starting July 16, 2020 at 2:00 PM. Applications can be found online at

Benton County businesses and non-profits of all sizes are eligible to apply for funding to cover expenses incurred on or after March 27, 2020. The final application deadline is September 25, 2020.

Businesses can find information on eligibility requirements, application deadlines, eligible expenses, FAQs, required documents, and more on the attached flyer or online at

CARES Act Community Support Grant Program FAQ (PDF)

CARES Act Flyer (English)

CARES Act Flyer (Spanish)

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