Nassau County’s Small Business Assistance Grant Program will invest at least $2.2 million in the County’s small businesses. The Small Business Assistance Grant Program will allow up to 440 qualifying small businesses access to a maximum of $5,000 per applicant in grant money to cover normal business expenses, including employee wages, vendor bills, rent, utilities and employee/customer safety costs to help offset the temporary loss of revenue due to COVID-19. The Federal Cares Act has provided the funding for this County program.
Businesses financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic may apply for a one-time cash payment through the County’s Small Business Assistance Grant Program which is designed to assist small businesses in need of short-term assistance due to disruption of business operations and loss of revenue as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. To be eligible for the County’s Small Business Assistance Grant Program, businesses must meet the requirements listed in the Eligibility section.
Eligible for-profit businesses will be required to provide the documentation listed in the Application to verify their eligibility.
Eligible business will be required to pledge in good faith to make all efforts to remain operational after applicable local and state emergency guidelines are removed and commit to following the COVID-19 Prevention Measures recommended by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Application packets can be picked up at the following locations during the normal business hours:
Online applications will be available at https://www.nassaucountyfl.com/1039/Nassau-CARES starting today.
To request application packets by email, send your request to firstname.lastname@example.org. To request application packets by U.S. Mail, please contact the Nassau CARES hotline between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday at (904) 530-6800 beginning on Monday, August 3, 2020.
INFORMATION AND ASSISTANCE WITH YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE AVAILABLE BY CONTACTING THE NASSAU CARES HOTLINE BETWEEN 8:00 A.M. AND 5:00 P.M., MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY AT (904) 530-6800 BEGINNING ON MONDAY, AUGUST 3, 2020 OR BY E-MAILING email@example.com.
In-person assistance may be arranged by scheduling an appointment with a Nassau CARES representative by contacting (904) 530-6800 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For your application to be considered, it must be received by the Nassau CARES office not later than the 5:00 p.m. on August 17, 2020.
Paper applications and documentation will be accepted at the drop box located at the front entrance of the James S. Page Governmental Complex, 96135 Nassau Place, Yulee, FL 32097.
Additionally, Chamber of Commerce staff is available to assist you with copies, scanning and resources to help you complete and submit your application, simply email email@example.com or call 904-261-3248.
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