The Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. (GMG) Foundation is announcing $856,000 in first round award decisions through the Main Street Economic Revitalization Program. This program is supported by a grant from the Minnesota Department of Employment & Economic Development (DEED), the state’s principal economic development agency. Applications are currently being accepted through January 31, 2023 for just under $1 million in remaining funds, which includes $134,000 which is still set aside for grant requests of $1,500-$15,000.
Jessica Beyer, President & CEO of Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. said, “This is the largest grant program ever administered by Greater Mankato Growth and we are thrilled to announce our first recipients after a year-long effort to secure and award these funds. These projects will be catalysts in promoting further investment into the region.”