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St. Lucie County rolls out new round of emergency relief to small businesses hit by pandemic

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Posted at 8:07 PM, Oct 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-20 23:52:16-04

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla.  — St Lucie County is rolling out Phase 3 of the Small Business Assistance Program.

Grants of up to $20,000 will be awarded to eligible small businesses.

The new round of emergency relief will be granted to businesses that experienced a business disruption whether they were forced to close by government order, curtailed operations or closed voluntarily to promote social distance measures or that were affected by decreased customer demand as a result of COVID-19 public health emergency.

Grants funds can be used to reimburse businesses for operational expenses incurred by Business Disruption as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

For more information and to apply, click here.