UPDATED Santa Rosa County Small Business Economic Recovery Grant
Santa Rosa County has allocated a total of $2.6 million of CARES Act funding to provide grants of up to $20,000 to eligible small businesses. In partnership with the Florida Small Business Development Center, applications will be reviewed on a first come, first served basis. The application period begins on September 28 at 8 a.m. and closes on October 16 at 5 p.m. Applications received before or after the application period will not be reviewed.
Santa Rosa County has increased the grant amount tiers to ensure that businesses can make a quicker recovery.
- $10,000 for small businesses with 0-25 employees
- $20,000 for small businesses with 26-100 employees
To apply, eligible businesses must submit the completed grant application form and all required documents in PDF to firstname.lastname@example.org with the headline "Small Business Grant." Visit santarosa.fl.gov for eligibility requirements and a list of required documents.
There will also be an informational webinar with the Florida SBDC on Friday Sept. 25 from 10 - 11 a.m. to guide small business owners in applying for the grant. The webinar will address correctly filling out the application and supporting documents. A recorded version will be made available on the website following the webinar.
Applicants will receive notice of approval or denial as soon as their applications have been processed. Only eligible and completed applications with required supporting documentations will be accepted. Grant funding will be disbursed from the Santa Rosa County Grants Department by check via mail to the business's listed address.
For more information, contact the SBDC at email@example.com or by phone at (850) 474-2528.
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