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Posted on: November 4, 2020

[ARCHIVED] COVID-19 Update #71 Davie Businesses Encouraged To Participate In The Cares Act Program

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

NOVEMBER 4, 2020

 

COVID-19 Update #71

DAVIE BUSINESSES ENCOURAGED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE CARES ACT PROGRAM - TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE SERVICES NOW AVAILABLE

En Español

 

DAVIE, Fla. – Broward County will begin offering Technical Assistance for small businesses and non-profit organizations seeking to apply for the County’s CARES Act Grant Program beginning today, November 4, 2020. 


Technical Assistance will be offered between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. Appointments can now be scheduled through the website, www.broward.org/Cares, under technical assistance


The application portal will open on Monday, November 9 through Monday, November 16, 2020. Applicants will be able to submit applications Mondays through Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Business and non-profits interested in applying can visit www.Broward.org/Cares for eligibility and application requirements or call 954-357-6400 for more information. 


A total of $35 million from the County’s federal CARES Act funds are allocated to support this grant program; $25 million for small businesses and $10 million for non-profits. These funds can be used to reimburse the costs of business interruption related expenditures caused by COVID-19’s required closures and/or operating restrictions. Funds are not a loan and do not have to be paid back. Please note that the Town’s allocation of approximately $1 million of CARES Act small business assistance funding will be administered through this program and allocated to Davie businesses only.


The program will award grants in the amounts of $5,000, $10,000, and $15,000. The grants can only be used for costs incurred due to the COVID-19 pandemic and are designed to aid small businesses with 20 employees or less and non-profits with 25 employees or less.


About the CARES Act Grant Program

As part of the CARES Act sub-award agreement, the Town of Davie is participating in the Broward County CARES Act grant program established to assist small businesses and non-profit organizations throughout the County. This program was created to help mitigate the impacts of COVID-19. The program criteria are available for review at  https://www.broward.org/cares/Pages/SmallBusinessAssistance.aspx#GrantAwards


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MEDIA CONTACT: 

Leona Henry, Intergovernmental Affairs Manager

Office: 954-797-1035

Email: [email protected] 

 

Sussette Rodriguez, Public Relations Coordinator

Office: 954-797-1102

Email: [email protected]

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