Northern Wasco County PUD is now accepting applications for Economic Development grants through April 13. The PUD Board of Directors allocated $50,000 this year to help fund local economic development projects. No application can be for more than $20,000. Applicants must: document non-profit status; not be a religious affiliated entity; and have not been funded more than twice in any five-year period. Projects shall be for infrastructure or property with a life expectancy of at least five years and are located within the Northern Wasco County PUD service area. Applications must be signed by the property owner. Applications may be obtained at the Northern Wasco County PUD Office located at 2345 River Road in The Dalles, online at nwascopud.org, or by calling 541-298-3302.