Posted in Escambia County

Commission puts more CARES money into family assistance…we think

Following an Escambia Board of County Commissioners meeting is, at times, like wandering in a pitch-black cave without a flashlight and a book of damp…

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Posted in Caring Escambia County Recovery

Latest on CARES Act Family Assistance

Escambia County will start accepting applications for the Escambia CARES Family Emergency Financial Assistance Grants beginning Friday, Sept. 25, at 8 a.m. Applications will be…

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Few details on Escambia County CARES portal

For months, Escambia County Administrator Janice Gilley and her team have worked on how to set up CARES Act assistance grants for families and small…

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Posted in Business

Santa Rosa County starts CARES Act for small businesses

While Escambia County is set to release its CARES Act family assistance grants on Friday, Santa Rosa will be accepting applications for its small business…

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Posted in Politics

More CARES Act funds coming to Escambia County

Florida Politics reports Gov. Ron DeSantis announced the second batch of cash on Friday, which will send $255 million to 55 of the state’s 67…

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Nothing on family and business assistance grants

A week ago, Deputy Administrator Chips Kirschenfeld told the Escambia County Commission that the county would be ready to take applications for family and small…

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CARES dollars for families coming Sept. 18…maybe

On Thursday, Sept. 3, the Escambia County Commission unanimously approved the allocation of the first $14.3 million of its Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security…

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More CARES help for families coming in mid-September

Families and small businesses hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic will have to wait until Sept. 15 before they can apply for additional Escambia County’s CARES…

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Escambia: The race to help homeowners, renters

“There’s a pandemic. We were going to be required to do more, and staff’s going to be required to do more as well as citizens.”…

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