The Renville County HRA/EDA announced Monday it has awarded over a quarter-million dollars in COVID-19 relief grants to 56 Renville County businesses and non-profits operating as businesses.

The grant funds, totaling $281,000, were sourced from the State of Minnesota provided to Renville County, and  subsequently allocated by the Renville County Board of Commissioners to the HRA/EDA to provide  these grants. Grants awarded were based on eligible expenses incurred by applicants in 2020.