Port announces additional assistance for Columbia County businesses
August 6, 2020
DAYTON—The Port of Columbia will once again serve as the conduit for grant funds for Columbia County businesses that have suffered financial harm due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Four different funding sources have provided or promised a total of $229,639 in financial aid to be allocated through a grant program coordinated by the Port.
“The first grant program we coordinated helped 25 local businesses with grants totaling more than $154,138,” stated Jennie Dickinson, executive director of the Port of Columbia. “But it’s not enough. We’ve been getting calls for help, and the Chamber...