MN Power Donates to Business Recovery Fund

By KBJR News 1

MN Power Donates to Business Recovery Fund

July 9, 2012 Updated Jul 9, 2012 at 12:12 PM CDT

Duluth, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) -- The Minnesota Power Foundation has donated $25,000 to the Northland Foundation's "Business Flood Recovery Fund."

The contribution extends the eligibility for grants up to $5,000 to each flood-impacted business located in Douglas County.

The grants are to provide businesses the opportunity to repalce equiptment and inventory, and to make repairs.

Funds are available until expended and applications will be reviewed on a weekly basis through September 14.

Grant guidelines and application forms are available here.

A total of $175,000 has now been raised for the Fund, with $50,000 in additional requests pending.