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Skagit County is seeking applicants for grant funding for economic development projects.

Up to $2.5 million is available for public facilities projects that create or retain family-wage jobs in the community.

Public agencies may apply for as many projects as they wish. The maximum award is $500,000 per project or project phase.

The deadline to apply is 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 10.

Application review is expected to begin in early June, with funds awarded by late June.

Past projects awarded grants include fiber-optic infrastructure, affordable housing and more.

Mail applications, or deliver in person, to Skagit County, Attn: Economic Development Grant, 1800 Continental Place, Suite 100, Mount Vernon, 98273.

Applications can also be emailed to Vicky Gonzalez at vickyg@co.skagit.wa.us

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