Tag: COVID Grants


Supporting small business through the COVID-19 recovery

According to a recent survey, Henry County shoppers want to get back to normal, while keeping some of the COVID-19 practices in place. More than 400 people responded to an online survey co-sponsored by Henry Community Health, New Castle-Henry County Economic Development Corporation (EDC), East Central Indiana Small Business Development […]

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EDC hears COVID-19, shell building updates

An ‘ELF’ has stood extremely tall for some Henry County businesses coping with the effects of COVID-19. During Thursday’s New Castle-Henry County Economic Development Corp. board meeting, members learned that the organization’s Enterprise Loan Fund has approved seven loans totaling $58,000. EDC President Corey Murphy said that represented half the […]

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COVID-19 Economic Relief Initiative Grant Awarded to United Way of Delaware, Henry and Randolph Counties

United Way of Delaware, Henry and Randolph Counties is pleased to announce that it has received a $1.1 million COVID-19 Economic Relief Initiative Grant. The grant was made possible through a partnership between Lilly Endowment, Inc. and Indiana United Ways, the state professional association of which United Way of Delaware, Henry and Randolph County is a member. These funds will be used to invest in long-term economic recovery and resiliency efforts by supporting human and social service nonprofits across Delaware, Henry and Randolph Counties. […]

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Business Funding Resources

Available to Henry County’s COVID-19 Impacted Small Businesses Local, state, and federal resources are available to help businesses who have been impacted by the recent pandemic. If you have questions about any of these funds, please reach out to the EDC office at 765.521.7402. EDC Enterprise Loan Fund Up to […]

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EDC hears how local business is coping with COVID-19

Fortunate, diligent and aggressive. Stable and strong. Tremendous success. Ready to pounce. Those words described what it’s like in the local business trenches during this COVID-19 pandemic. New Castle-Henry County Economic Development Corp. board members heard largely positive, frank and heartfelt updates from officials with manufacturing, real estate, banking and energy sectors of the economy during their May 7 meeting. […]

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City of New Castle Business Grant Program

(OCRA CDBG) Current as of October 8, 2020 The application portal is now closed. We will re-open if more funding is secured. Eligibility is limited to businesses within the municipal boundaries of the City of New Castle. Maximum grant request is $25,000. May 21 update: Independent contractors (receiving a 1099) […]

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Business Reopening Resources

For those who were not able to attend the “Not So Fast” webinar on April 28, here is the link to the recording: https://bit.ly/not-so-fast-recording Indiana’s Small Business Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Marketplace A program to connect small businesses and nonprofit organizations with PPE so they can safely reopen. On May […]

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COVID-19 Loan Program

The New Castle Henry County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is re-purposing its existing Enterprise Loan Fund (ELF) in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The fund was originally created through a partnership with the USDA Rural Business Enterprise Grant program and local resources. […]

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COVID-19 Resources

To promote social distancing and to help flatten the curve, the EDC office is closed and our team is working remotely. Good hygiene never goes out of style and is especially important now. Remember to support your local businesses: Order gift cards and take out. Communicate with your employees, employer, […]

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