The Yakima County Development Association exists to help business and not just the big businesses.  Federal Dollars through the Community Development Block Grant Program are  now available to help Micro-Enterprises and Executive Director Johnathon Smith was on the KIT morning News To talk about the program.

To qualify the business must be five employees or less-including the owner- operate with city limits and abide by all the usual federal red tape and rules.

The program works as a reimbursement money for the expenses the businesses incurs.  In other words, save your receipts!

The application process opens today 2/19/21 and you can find out more about the program at Choose Yakima Valley dot com  or by calling 575-1140.