COVID-19 Pandemic Relief Grant

The OEI Board of Directors voted to allot up to $30,000 in COVID-19 pandemic relief to Oakes businesses. Applications will be submitted, and grants will be awarded for fixed expenses with OEI reserving the right to accept or decline applications and adjust amounts on a pro-rated as needed basis. Grants would cap at $1,000 for sole proprietorships where they are the only one employed (example salons) and up to $2500 for other businesses who employ up to 10 full time employees. Figures for support of the requested funds will be required on the application form. Grants are to be awarded on a first come first served basis.

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Applications Due By May 15th, 2020. Grants are first come first serve.

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