Mendocino County awarded $2.2 million in cannabis equity grant funding

  • Mendocino County awarded $2.2 million in cannabis equity grant funding
  • Mendocino County has announced that the California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) has awarded $2,242,704 in Cannabis Equity Grant Funding towards the development and implementation of a Local Equity Program for Mendocino County.
  • In effort to gather historical information that was necessary to qualify for the funding, Supervisor John McCowen, who has a long and detailed history developing cannabis specific regulations and programs, was instrumental in providing information regarding the County’s prior cannabis programs and ordinance history.
  • The Executive Office and Planning and Building Services worked collaboratively to coordinate the equity assessment and grant application.

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