This Charlestown Small business Got The Most Federal Coronavirus Dollars

CHARLESTOWN, MA — The federal federal government has sent additional than $2 million to Charlestown organizations for coronavirus aid efforts because Congress passed the CARES Act in March.

The bulk of the funding in Charlestown, $2.3 million, was awarded to Accion Units.

Accion Techniques has acquired contracts under the CARES Act under the Office of Air Force for analysis and advancement, in accordance to the Federal Procurement Data Program.

Accion Devices, which was launched in 2014 by engineers at the MIT Place Propulsion Lab, specializes in electric propulsion, satellite subsystems and investigation and improvement.

William Lowe and Sons corporation, a moving company based mostly in town, also claimed $60,000 below veterans affairs for shifting applied residence and office goods.

Congress passed the $2 trillion Coronavirus Help, Reduction, and Financial Security (CARES) Act on March 27. In addition to direct aid to people who dropped their jobs and the Paycheck Safety Application to aid tiny companies avoid laying off workers, the act involved direct governing administration spending for combating the coronavirus.

Patch has reached out to Accion Programs for comment.

This posting originally appeared on the Charlestown Patch