Business Resources (COVID-19)
Learn more about Collier CARES. Applications are now available.
Assistance for Small Businesses
The Paycheck Protection Program prioritizes millions of Americans employed by small businesses by authorizing billions toward job retention and certain other expenses.
Small businesses and eligible nonprofit organizations, Veterans organizations, and Tribal businesses described in the Small Business Act, as well as individuals who are self-employed or are independent contractors, are eligible if they also meet program size standards.
- For a top-line overview of the program
- If you’re a lender, more information can be found HERE
- If you’re a borrower, more information can be found HERE
- The application for borrowers can be found HERE
To learn more visit: home.treasury.gov/cares
Visit the following link to request business assistance: http://floridajobs.org/rebuildflorida/businessrecovery
You can simultaneously submit applications at SBA: https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/disaster-assistance
For assistance in completing these applications, contact your local Florida Small Business Development Center (SBDC) office at [email protected] or 239-745-3700.