Lake CARES Business Assistance Grant Program

There are presently no open calls for applications.

🛑 The Lake Cares Business Assistance Grant Program has been extended and is accepting new applications until 5:00 p.m. on October 5th.

PLEASE SUBMIT ONLY ONE APPLICATION PER BUSINESS AS A DUPLICATE APPLICATION WILL BE DENIED.

Welcome to the Lake Cares Business Assistance Grant Program portal.

As a part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (“CARES”) Act federal stimulus package, Lake County is allocating up to $15.5 million in emergency relief to help support local businesses, 501(c)(3) Non-profits and Chambers of Commerce with a commercial presence within the County that have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Qualifying businesses may be eligible to receive a one-time grant to help them recover from the negative financial consequences resulting from the pandemic and is available on a first come first serve basis for accurate and complete applications. 

The Lake CARES Act Helpline is (352) 268-9299 and is available Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. to answer questions applicants may have. Applicants may also email grant@elevatelake.com with questions about the program and someone from the Grant Administrative Team will respond to all inquiries.

Eligible businesses and non-profit organizations can visit https://www.elevatelake.com/reopen#cares to review eligibility criteria and required documentation.

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