By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Pittsburgh Safe Boating Council is accepting applications for the new Pennsylvania CARES Fisheries Relief Grant Program.

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The state is providing more than $3 million in CARES Act funds for licensed commercial fishermen, licensed operators of for-hire fishing vessels, licensed wholesale seafood processors or wholesale dealers/distributors, aquaculture businesses, or owner/operators of qualifying bait and tackle businesses.

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Applications are accepted from Jan. 28 to Feb. 26.

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To learn more about the grant program and the eligibility requirements, you can visit the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission’s website.