Kannapolis designates CARES Act funding

Published 11:39 am Wednesday, June 17, 2020

News release from the city of Kannapolis

The city of Kannapolis will receive $230,437 in federal funding as part of the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security) Act. The funds are allocated through the existing Community Development Block Grant program.

These funds are to be used for eligible activities that prevent and respond to the spread of COVID-19.  The Kannapolis City Council approved giving the funds to nonprofit agencies responding to the coronavirus.  The first round of funds in the amount of $100,000 will be allocated to Cooperative Christian Ministries to assist with rent, utility and mortgage payments for low- and moderate-income Kannapolis residents. Funding for additional non-profits will be determined at a later date.

If you need assistance contact Cooperative Christian Ministries (CCM) at 704.786.4709.