Simply...Garnett, Kansas


On June 2 Anderson County and the City of Garnett were approved for $132,000 each in grant funds to assist small businesses who employ persons from low to medium income households.  Anderson County/Garnett are accepting applications from businesses that meet the following requirements:

  • Must be physically located in Anderson County
  • Must have one to five employees for the micro-grant program, and six to fifty employees for the economic development program including the owner
  • Must have at least 51% full-time equivalent jobs for persons from low to medium income households
  • Must provide proof of financial hardship due to COVID-19
  • Must submit the application and all required supporting documentation and
  • Must disclose if they have received capital through alternative sources (e.g. Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) or Payroll Protection Program (PPP) Loan) at the time of application submittal

Available Funding
The program is based on the availability of CDBG-CV funds, program guidelines, and submission of all required information. Based on the criteria stated above, applicants may receive a grant of up to:

  • For businesses of 1-5 employees you may be eligible for up to $20,000
  • For businesses of 6 to 50 employees you may be eligible for up to $30,000

Grant funds are to be used for working capital such as employee wages, rent, mortgage, payments, utilities, and to purchase up to 60 days inventory needed to reopen the business.  The County anticipates being able to assist multiple small and large businesses.

Application Guidelines
CDBG-CV Application:  Provide and eligible CDBG-CV program that serves low to moderate-income residents or businesses.  Please complete and submit the CDBG-CV Application and employee certification form for each employee.

If you have any questions please email or call Julie Turnipseed at or 785-448-5496 x 5.  Deadline for applications is Friday, July 17, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

ACDA Office - Inside Garnett City Hall

131 West 5th Avenue, P.O. Box H

Garnett, Kansas  66032 USA

City of Garnett, Anderson County - Each Receives $132,000 to help Area Businesses

Your business connection for Garnett and Anderson County, Kansas.

Community Development Block Grant Covid-19 Funding

Julie Turnipseed 

Director of Economic Development


Have questions? Ask Julie!