CARES ACT: List of Edmonds businesses receiving funds
Last updated 8/19/2020 at 10:29pm
As the Beacon reported Aug. 11, in June the Edmonds City Council voted to use $700,000 of Federal CARES Act money to financially support Edmonds businesses.
The application period closed with more than 150 entries. The City awarded grants to more than 90 businesses, with most getting $8,000 each.
Most requested the full amount possible – up to $10,000, said Economic Development and Community Services Director Patrick Doherty. Some requested less.
Doherty said the City wanted to spread funds to more businesses so rather than 70 businesses receiving $10,000 each, it could award 90 businesse...