Alachua County CARES Act Small and Medium Business Relief Grant Instructions
Step 1: Check for Eligibility and Gather Required Documents
Please read the Frequently Asked Questions to review all required documents and eligibility criteria to determine whether your business qualifies for this relief grant. We recommend you do not start the application until you have all your required documents available as the application cannot be saved.
Step 2: Complete the Application
Complete the online application form using the instructions provided below. Applicants are required to affirm and upload relevant documentation to be considered for the Alachua County CARES Act Small and Medium Business Grant Program. Below is a detailed description of each line on the application.
Step 3: Application Review
A review committee will evaluate the application, including all uploaded documents, for eligibility. Applications will be automatically rejected if documents are missing, falsified or illegible. Applications will be reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis with per capita jurisdiction allocation limits. This review process is expected to take at least 2 weeks once all information is provided.
Step 4: Notice to Applicant
After completion of the review process, applicants will receive an email notifying them as to whether their online application has been accepted or denied or if additional information or documentation is required.
Step 5: Processing and Distribution
Accepted applications will be processed for grant distribution.