GCED Awards Emergency Assistance Funds

Apr 14, 2020 | Regional News

Torrington, Wyo. (RELEASE from GCEDC) April 14, 2020 — Goshen County Economic Development awarded $26,500 in Emergency Assistance funds to 47 local small businesses.

In light of the current COVID-19 crisis, retail related businesses throughout Goshen County were eligible to apply for the grant funding, made possible through the ¼ cent sales tax for economic development. 
In Goshen County where, Small Business is Big Business, these grants are helping our local businesses who provide needed services to residents and municipalities. 

“Keeping it local is our number one objective as these businesses are the heart and soul of Goshen County,” said CEO Lisa Miller.

Thank you to all our businesses who continue to serve the residents of Goshen County and Thank you in return to all our residents who continue to support our businesses.

Currently, Goshen County is the only County to have the ¼ cent economic development sales tax that assists with grants like this. Goshen County Economic Development Corporation is a non-profit organization created in 1987 to encourage business growth and build on local community assets.  GCEDC’s mission is to cultivate boundless opportunity for business and community. The organization encompasses all economic development, Chamber of Commerce, Main Street, Visitor Center, Downtown Development and Tourism activities on behalf of Goshen County.