In these times, we can all use an assist
On July 15th, the County of Tulare announced a program providing $7.5 million in grants ($5,000) to local small businesses to mitigate the COVID-related impacts to the operation of their business. You might be eligible for the assist.
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Getting money in the hands of those that need it most
The relief fund is targeted at businesses with 20-or-fewer full-time employees, have not received other relief funding and have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Grant funding will be in the amount of $5,000
The Workforce Investment Board of Tulare County has staff dedicated to answer your questions as quickly as possible and we've provided an in-depth FAQ center to help you with the process
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