Grants up to $10,000 will soon be available to qualified microenterprises in Dudley from a $376,000 Community Development Block Grant awarded to the Town of Leicester from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development through the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development. Starting on October 16th, applications will be available to businesses with five or fewer employees, of which at least one must own the enterprise, that are able to document a loss resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic. For more information or to download an application for the microenterprise assistance program, go to www.cmrpc.org/microenterprise. Applications for assistance will be accepted on a rolling basis until funds are spent out. Interested parties should continue to track the program website for updates.