Henry County Business Resiliency Fund Announces First Round of Grants

New Castle Main Street announced today the first round of Henry County Business Resiliency Fund grant recipients. In total, $12,000 was awarded to the following businesses:


  • Professional Design
  • The Middletown News
  • Guardian Media
  • GumTree Properties
  • Whimsy N’ Such Properties
  • Legends Nutrition


Private and public donors have now contributed over $65,000 to the Henry County Business Resiliency Fund, including $40,000 to kick-off the funding from the Henry County Council and Henry County Commissioners, $5,000 from Duke Energy and $2,000 from Henry County Community Foundation.  


Donations to the fund will help businesses, pay rent, mortgage and/or utilities and adapt services that will allow them to function during quarantine. There is still time to be a part of the movement to support the Henry County Business Resiliency Fund. To donate, visit or send a check to New Castle Main Street, 227 N. Main Street, New Castle, IN 47362. New Castle Main Street is a 501c3 non-profit and all donations are tax deductible.


Grants are administered by representatives from community, utility and government sectors across Henry County, Indiana.


The next round of funding will be announced May 29, 2020. For more information on applying, contact Carrie Barrett at

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