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Blackford County has been awarded a grant for $234,000 from the COVID 19 Response funds provided by the Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA). These funds are to support Blackford County businesses to keep employees working and our businesses open. All OCRA funds are provided to Indiana with requirements to support Low and Moderate Income (LMI) populations. Because of the LMI requirements the application process has an income survey that must be completed with the application. 

Blackford County Economic Development Corporation (BCEDC) is the administrator of the grant and is available to answer questions. All grant applications can be picked up and completed applications dropped off at Hartford City Mayor’s Office; Montpelier Mayor’s Office, BCEDC office at the Blackford County Annex building.

Please complete the documents completely, this is an OCRA requirement. 

For questions contact:Warren Brown, BCEDC 765-348-1905, warren@blackfordindiana.com or 

admin@blackfordindiana.com. Cheri Brown, Hartford City Community Development, 765-348-3213, browl334@purdue.edu.