St. Johns County is launching the Back to Business Grant Program, designed to assist small businesses in need of short-term assistance due to disruption of business operations and loss of revenue as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The grants provide up to $10,000 for each qualifying business to offset costs such as payroll, rent or mortgage and utilities. The program will assist businesses that have a critical need for immediate assistance until other sources of funding can be obtained, or until the State relaxes safety and social distancing requirements. In order to be eligible for the St. Johns County Back to Business Grant Program, businesses must:
Online applications will be available at www.sjcfl.us. Paper applications won’t be accepted. The application period will close at 5 p.m. on Monday, June 1. Eligible applicants that submit complete applications will be selected for an award by an independent contractor. Awards will be disbursed via electronic funds transfer. For more information or assistance with your application, please contact St. Johns County between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday at (904) 209.1278 or www.sjcfl.us/sbrecovery.