CARES Act Continued

By Nic Thurston | October 23, 2020

CARES Act dollars for the county have been quite successful thus far. As of this writing, we have delivered funds to 217 businesses county wide. On these forms, business owners identified each of the jobs possibly saved by these funds in Grant County. With this information, we estimate that the CARES Act helped saved anywhere […]

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Grant County EDC Drone Updates

By Nic Thurston | October 23, 2020

Grant County EDC has had their drone in the air no less than four separate times. Recordings of several golf courses in Grant County for the Grant County Magazine as well as both recordings and video of the new hangar being built with AeroTEC. While the several golf courses were an easy process– arrive and […]

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Grant County Statistics

By Nic Thurston | October 23, 2020

The Grant County EDC’s website has been updated with new COLI information, as well as updated statistics for each information page. Subpages such as ESRI information and municipality sheets are being updated as needed, and each individual page has seen an update as of this writing. This information has been made accurate to the best […]

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CARES Act Continued

By Nic Thurston | September 21, 2020

The CARES Act grants continue in Grant County. We have received close to 200 business applications for the CARES Act grant and so far we have received word that nearly 150 have received or will receive grant funds with another 40 businesses pending approval. A push has been made to reach the Hispanic community in […]

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Grant County EDC Drone License Received

By Nic Thurston | September 21, 2020

The Grant County EDC’s Nic Thurston has taken and passed the Unmanned Aircraft General test at Central Washington University on September 16th! With only a few steps remaining, the EDC will soon have a fully licensed drone pilot available to shoot sites in high resolution video or take ultra high definition photographs from on high. […]

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Grant County EDC Welcomes Violet Power

By Nic Thurston | September 21, 2020

Grant County sees the Solar Tech company Violet Power arrive with word on building a solar panel factory in Moses Lake. The factory is to be fully operational late next year and will employ nearly one thousand people. Violet Power is a proud green manufacturer, with a plan to create efficient and durable solar panels […]

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Grant County Trends Update

By Nic Thurston | August 19, 2020

Grant County Trends has recently been updated for Grant County. Grant County Trends is all about the people, places, and organizations of Grant County. The Grant County Trends website is continually being updated. Subscribing to the blog is the easiest way to stay informed with everything new on Grant County Trends. 29 indicators in 7 […]

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New Grant County EDC Business Impact Webinar this Thursday, August 20th at 2:30 PM

By Nic Thurston | August 19, 2020

The Grant County EDC will be hosting another webinar for the public to cover a variety of topics. The webinars have been on hiatus for some time due to a lack of highly relevant information– but being brought back for major updates. We will discuss the Mask-Up program with Debbie Doran-Martinez on Grant County, current […]

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CARES Act Grants are now live

By Nic Thurston | August 19, 2020

As of early this month, the CARES Act grants available to Grant County are now live. Businesses and nonprofits from across Grant County can go to our website, www.grantedc.com/grants to access the application as well as information on the process. To date, we have already received over 120 applications from small businesses as well as […]

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Grant County EDC Tools Showcase: Esri

By Nic Thurston | July 15, 2020

The Grant County EDC’s website has quite a few powerful tools available to the public for use. This month we are taking a look at Esri, our GIS software. GIS stands for Geographic Information System, and this is used to store data related to specific locations on the Earth’s surface. Using this data, we can […]

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