May 15, 2020
Port of Corpus Christi partners with LiftFund to offer Covid-19 relief loans to small businessesCORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS – (May 15, 2020) – The Port of Corpus Christi has allocated a $200,000 grant to LiftFund, a nonprofit community lender, to provide COVID-19 relief loans to eligible small businesses in Nueces and San Patricio counties.
The funds will be used to administer the small business recovery program and provide relief small business loans at 0 percent interest.
“A major economic engine of our region, the Port of Corpus Christi is attuned to the financial challenges inflicted by the coronavirus pandemic, particularly on Coastal Bend businesses. As we have for the last 94 years, the Port of Corpus Christi will continue its financial and policy support in the spirit of saving the livelihoods that drive our local, state and national economy,” said Sean Strawbridge, Chief Executive Officer for the Port of Corpus Christi.
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Shelly Stuart, President/CEO