April 07, 2020

USDA grant to promote Machias-area job growth

MACHIAS — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded a $30,000 Rural Business Enterprise Grant to the Sunrise County Economic Council to help micro-business development and encourage job growth.

The funds are available through the USDA Rural Development Agency and will provide technical assistance with emphasis on cranberry and marine industries and on training.

The Rural Development Agency provides grants to public and nonprofit organizations to help local business.

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