The Renville County Board of Commissioners have allocated $450,000 in CARES Act  funding to create a grant program to assist Renville County businesses and nonprofits impacted by COVID-19. This grant program is designed to reimburse eligible expenses that
businesses and nonprofits have incurred as they fight the effects of COVID-19. In an effort to assist as many businesses and nonprofits as possible, the maximum grant amount for businesses is $7,500, and $5,000 for nonprofits.

Grant applications are available on the Renville County HRA/EDA website: Applications must be received by Friday, September 11, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. Applications may be emailed to: or paper mailed to: Renville County HRA/EDA, 1050 South 5th Street, Suite 311, Olivia, MN 56277.

Renville County HRA/EDA will be holding an online / telephone training and Q&A session on
Wednesday, September 2nd at 9:30 a.m. on this grant program. This event will be recorded for those who may have missed it. See Renville County HRA/EDA’s website: for information on how to participate in this training, and a link to the recording of the training afterwards.

For more information or to download an application form, also see Renville County HRA/EDA’s website,, email or call (320) 523-3837.

The Renville County HRA/EDA works to keep the county strong by fostering business growth and development, promoting tourism and recreation and providing housing opportunities for county residents.

For more information on the Renville County HRA/EDA, log on to or call
(320) 523-3656.


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