St. Peter Downtown

(File photo/

Small businesses and nonprofits in Nicollet County impacted by COVID-19 can apply to receive grants to help with expenses incurred during the pandemic.

Grant awards will be provided to eligible businesses and nonprofits that have been adversely impacted by a Minnesota governor executive order related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Applicants must also have experienced a financial hardship as a result of the public health emergency.

Grant awards will be up to $10,000, based on eligibility. Applications are due Feb. 5.

More information on the application and program criteria will be located at Questions about the grant program or the application may be directed to or 507-934-7204.

The Minnesota Legislature and Gov. Tim Walz passed legislation authorizing a $216.8 million economic relief package for businesses struggling as a result of the pandemic. Nearly $115 million of this funding was distributed to Minnesota counties to provide relief grants to local businesses and nonprofits.

Load comments