Barren River Area Development District receives Coronavirus award

GLASGOW, Ky. -The Barren River Area Development District will receive part of a $6 million award from the U.S. Economic Development Administration.

The district will be awarded $392,000 over the next two years. The money is designated for pandemic resiliency planning, including short- and long-term economic and developmental plans.

The funds for the award come from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, And Economic Security Act, or C.A.R.E.S. Act.

The award is an additional win for the district. BRADD was recently awarded a competitive grant through the Economic Development Administration for a disaster resiliency coordinator for the 10-county region.