COVID-19 UPDATE

COVID-19 UPDATE

Business Resources

Business Resources

Lee County Government is investing in Human & Business Services to provide immediate assistance for individuals, families and businesses. Local funds are available through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act federal stimulus package. 

Programs available include:

  • Individual Assistance Program
  • Small Business Relaunch Program
  • PPE for Small Businesses Program

To learn more about the Lee County funding programs available click here.   

 

Other Business Resources: 

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans: Can provide vital economic support to small businesses to help overcome the temporary loss of revenue they are experiencing.

Bridge Loan: Governor Ron DeSantis has activated the Emergency Bridge Program for small businesses and the U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to Florida small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of COVID-19.

To learn more about Florida Bridge Loans & SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans for Lee County Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19, please visit the Lee County Economic Development website.

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity has a Short Time Compensation program available to help small businesses continue to pay workers even with reduced work hours. More information here.

Business Damage Assessment Survey
​The Business Damage Assessment Survey is a critical piece of the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity's efforts to help gather the information needed to evaluate and access tools to help businesses potentially lessen the impacts of COVID-19 and help the economy recover. To submit a survey response, please visit FloridaDisaster.biz.
 

The links provided to external organizations are for your convenience and for informational purposes only. They are not an endorsement or an approval by Lee County of any opinion of the services of the organization. Lee County is not responsible for the accuracy or any of the content on these sites.