FOLEY -- Benton County is the latest government agency to offer grants to small businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The board of commissioners has approved using money from the federal CARES Act to help businesses have suffered economic hardships as a result of the coronavirus.

Qualified businesses can receive up to $15,000. To qualify, businesses must have 50 or fewer employees and be located in Benton County.

Applications will be accepted through September 30th through The Benton Economic Partnership.

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