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CORONAVIRUS: $60M In Aid Still Available For Small Biz In Palm Beach County

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — There is money available to Palm Beach County businesses looking for help restarting. Pulling from a $60 Million dollar fund, the Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) approved the CARES Restart Business Grants Program to accelerate the reopening of businesses hardest hit by COVID-19.

The $60 million Business Restart Program uses a portion of the county’s $261 million allocation from the Federal CARES Act approved by Congress.  The BCC has dedicated $50 million toward businesses with 25 or fewer employees and $10 million towards businesses with greater than 25 employees. 

The criteria for the grant can be found here.

Below is the summary as of late Wednesday afternoon for the CARES DHES application process:

SummaryCount
Applications In Draft2062
Applications Received3593
Total5655
Applications Submitted/Not Reviewed2065
Applications In Review1362
Applications Denied62
Applications Approved (Pending Payment)104

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