City, EDC funds $100,000 for small business grants

The City of Mount Vernon and Mount Vernon Economic Development Corporation  approved $100,000 to fund COVID-19 Business Stabilization Grants for qualifying small businesses.

Up to $5,000 will be awarded to qualifying businesses. The grant is available to all non-home-based small businesses located in the Mount Vernon City Limits. For details about applying for this grant, see the May 21 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.