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By Ken Stern 

Town fully funds grant requests from nonprofits

 

October 6, 2021



In a sign of normalcy and optimism, the La Conner Town Council Sept. 28 agreed without comment to provide $183,450 to local nonprofits next year from Town Hotel Motel Tax revenues. Councilmember Bill Stokes, speaking for the finance committee, told council “We made full recommendations this year. Everyone got their full budget.”

The La Conner Chamber of Commerce’s $80,000 is the bulk of the grants, 43.6%. Seven tourist-focused organizations will get $19,200, with the Museum of Northwest Arts $5,000, the largest request.

Grants ranging from $2,500 down to $1,000 will be provided to t...



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