Columbia County Launches Small Business Economic Stabilization Program

Lake City, Fla., – Columbia County launched the Small Business Economic Stabilization Program today. Columbia County allocated $7 million of CARES Act federal funding to be utilized for small business relief grants for Columbia County businesses. Each eligible small business may be awarded up to $20,000 in assistance in the initial round of distributions.

Small Business Primary Eligibility Requirements
Headquarters’ address is located within Columbia County
Applicant must provide documentation establishing the business experienced an adverse financial impact due to COVID-19
Employed 50 or fewer full-time equivalent (FTE) employees on March 1, 2020
Business is compliant with all County business taxes, licenses, or registrations

Documentation Needed
Photo ID for each owner
Copy of current paid receipt for Columbia County business taxes
Proof of business location in County
Income documentation

For more information and to apply for grant funds, please visit https://www.columbiacountyfla.com/.