Funding Available Through the CARES Act and Act 24 of 2020
The CARES Act was signed into law by the President on March 27, 2020, and provides funding for a variety of programs intended to alleviate the impact of COVID-19. Section 5001 of the CARES Act establishes the Coronavirus Relief Fund which offsets the necessary expenditures incurred due to the COVID-19 public health emergency.
Act 24 of 2020 was signed by Governor Wolf on May 29, 2020. This legislation provides $625 million in CARES Act Coronavirus Relief funding by means of block grants for counties in the commonwealth through the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED).
August 3 – Grant application opens at 8 a.m.
August 17 – Grant applications are due by 4:30 p.m.
Mid September – Grant awards announced*
December 30 –Deadline for spending grant funds
*Exact date will be announced at a later date.
Small Businesses with under 100 employees
Tourism Related Businesses
Non-Profits with 501c (3) and 501c (19) designations
Municipalities, Local Police Departments and
Fire and Ambulance Organizations
NOTE: Priority for CARES Act Funding will be given to businesses that have not received previous COVID-19 funding grants.
For Additional Information and to Submit Applications:
Non-Profits, Fire and Ambulance:
Tioga County Partnership for Community Health
Email: Sue Sticklin at email@example.com
Small Businesses, Municipalities and Police Departments:
Email: Kristin Hamilton at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Tioga County Commissioners are partnering with the Tioga County Partnership for Community Health and Develop Tioga to help our local businesses and organizations!