DNREC: $3 million fishery relief funding applications available until March 17

DNREC is reminding saltwater fishery-related businesses about funding that’s available to them, related to revenue declines during the heart of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Eligible businesses can apply for a piece of nearly $3 million of federal funding through the Consolidated Appropriations Act by going to the state’s website at DNREC.Delaware.gov by March 17.

According to DNREC, fishery-related businesses were hit hard during the pandemic, which saw over a 35% decline in revenue from March through December of 2020.

Eligible business can also call DNREC Fisheries section at 302-739-9914 for more information on how to apply for funding.

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