Renville County HRA/EDA accepting business innovation grant applications

Staff Writer
Redwood Falls Gazette

The Renville County HRA /EDA is accepting applications for the business innovation grant program until Jan. 1, 2021.

The business innovation grant program was designed to assist businesses in Renville County with business development and growth opportunities.

The maximum grant amount is $3,000 and a minimum one to one contribution match from the business or other funds is required.

The project must have the potential to create or retain jobs or be intended to increase the revenues of local businesses.

Eligible uses include equipment purchases or upgrades, capital improvements, purchase, construction, renovation or expansion of buildings, development or promotion of new product lines, commercial blight, professional development or employee training (tuition only) and information technology upgrades.

Applications are scored based on need, leveraging of other funds, potential impact on Renville County, realism of the project and timetable of the project.

To view the full list of business innovation grant guidelines or for a grant application, visit or call (320) 523-3656.

The Renville County HRA /EDA works to keep the county strong by fostering business growth and development, promoting tourism and recreation and providing housing opportunities for county residents.