The Pierce County Economic Development Department is using CARES Act funds to provide local businesses and nonprofits with financial support during the pandemic. Their recently expanded programs now apply to more businesses than ever. Programs include:
- Commercial rent / mortgage assistance up to 3 months
- Reimbursement of costs related to COVID-19 safety
- Free disposable masks and no-touch forehead thermometers (PPE)
- Forgivable loans for operating expenses and to keep employees
Applicants should apply by October 2nd for this round of funding. If you have previously applied for and received free PPE, you may apply again for more.
Read more about this program here.
On another note, our Pierce County Birth to 25 Advisory Board is seeking members from the K-12 education community. Meetings are the first Monday each month. Apply here.
Stay healthy and safe.