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By Marc Lutz
Wrangell Sentinel 

Tlingit & Haida offers small business relief and start-up grants to tribal citizens

 

November 10, 2022



WRANGELL — The coronavirus led to many business closures in 2020. Of those that were able to adapt and weather the financial storm caused by the pandemic, many are still struggling to recover.

To that end, the Central Council Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska has reopened its federally funded small business relief grant program to help small businesses owned by tribal citizens. The council also has introduced a grant program for 2022 start-ups.

The relief grants have been awarded since 2021, with $200,000 total being awarded to 40 businesses in Wrangell so far. There will be two mor...



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