Over $832K in small business grants to Marion County thus far

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Red Rock Area/Marion County Development Commission logo from its website

A total of 45 Marion County businesses have received a combined $832,656 in Iowa Economic Development Authority small business grants through May 29.

The information was released through the Red Rock Area’s business report, through the Marion County Economic Development office. Grants to Marion County businesses ranged from $5,120-$25,000.

May biz report

As Marion County proceeds to recover economically from COVID-19,local unemployment claims remain below neighboring counties. The number of cases of COVID-19 in Marion County was still at 41 as of June 1. Of those, 29 have recovered. Statewide cases are now at 19,688; 11,213 have recovered.