Orange County Government has received $243.2 million in Federal CARES Act funding. The County’s Small Business Grant Program will distribute $72.9 million of that to approximately 6,500 small businesses ($10,000 per business) to help them overcome the temporary loss of revenue due to COVID-19. Additional funds are available for indiduals too.
Volusia County rolled out two new programs Tuesday to help local residents suffering financial impacts from the COVID-19 crisis, earmarking $5 million for emergency rent and mortgage assistance and another $3 million for food aid.
Volusia County will open the application window later this week on a $10 million grant program to help small businesses recover financially from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Stetson University recently announced it is extending its 100% full tuition offer to Florida Bright Futures Academic Scholars and Medallion Scholars.