1. Northampton using $125K in federal funds to aid small businesses

    Northampton using $125K in federal funds to aid small businesses

    Mayor David Narkewicz said the city is allocating $125,000 in federal block grants to help keep afloat nearly two dozen small businesses impacted by COVID-19 public health restrictions. “We need to support our small businesses during this incredibly challenging time,” Narkewicz said in a statement on Tuesday. “I’m proud of our collaboration with Valley CDC to issue these emergency grants. It is only a first step, however, as the need is far greater than our limited CDBG funds could address. We are working to secure additional state and federal resources to hopefully expand the program.”

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    1. We need to support our small businesses during this incredibly challenging time.
    2. The city is providing $125,000 in emergency business grants to 23 Northampton businesses that are pivoting to address the economic challenges of COVID-19.
    3. I wish we could do so much more, but I am in awe of and inspired by the dedication of our local businesses. I will pay them back by shopping in our community whenever I can.
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