Applications now being accepted for second round of disaster recovery grants

BRATTLEBORO — Vermont Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Fund Round 2 applications now being accepted.

Funds can be used to help businesses still recovering from 2011's Tropical Storm Irene. Businesses may apply for funding to help with unmet needs that are a direct result of flooding.

There will be a series of workshops to assist with applications. If you are applying for the first time, you must attend a workshop:

They will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Howard Dean Center in Springfield on Thursday, July 15, and Thursday, Aug, 7 and 21. There will be four workshops at the Marlboro Graduate Center in Brattleboro on Wednesday, June 18 and 25, and Monday, Aug. 4 and 18.

Contact April Harkness at Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation at 802-257-7731 or Paul Kowalski at Springfield Regional Development Corporation at 802-885-3061.

Applications, workshop information, and important dates will be posted online at or

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