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Clay County Announces Individual and Business Assistance Grants

Post Date:07/15/2020 1:00 PM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 15, 2020

Annaleasa Winter

Board of County Commissioners - Clay County, FL                                                      

904-529-5397/cell: 904-436-3102

Annaleasa.Winter@claycountygov.com

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Clay County Announces Individual and Business Assistance Grants

 

Green Cove Springs, FLBeginning Monday, July 27, 2020, Clay County individuals and businesses located in Clay County financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic may apply for a one-time cash payment through the Clay County CARES Act program. Applications will be reviewed in the order they are received and will be accepted through September 8, 2020, or until all funding has been distributed. Applications and the terms, conditions and eligibility requirements are available at Alert.ClayCountyGov.com.

  •  Family and Individual Grants- Family and individual grants for Clay County residents who have suffered an economic hardship are available in the form of a one-time cash payment of up to $1,000 per household to assist with mortgage, rent, or utility payments. Qualifying residents must prove an economic loss on or after March 1, 2020, that is directly related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Business Assistance Grants- Small businesses located within Clay County that have been in operation since October 1, 2019, with no more than 25 full-time equivalent employees, and have suffered business interruption on or after March 1, 2020, may apply for a one-time cash payment of $2,000. These funds can only be used to reimburse the cost of business interruption caused by required closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and that were not paid by insurance or other federal programs.

 

Call the Clay County CARES Act hotline at (904) 529-4256 with questions about the application process or eligibility requirements. Questions can also be submitted to claycares@claycountygov.com.

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Clay County, FL is located southwest of Jacksonville and nestled along the beautiful St. Johns River. More than 216,000 residents enjoy a quality of life here that meets their desired pace and unique interests. Clay County has a business community that is 4,400 strong. Industries leading in information technology, manufacturing, healthcare and life sciences, aviation and defense, and logistics and distribution are here to serve you. Clay County welcomes you to enjoy the exquisite natural beauty, unique history, and the small town feel only found here. 


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