Santa Rosa County Small Business Economic Recovery Grants Available

Posted on September 21, 2020 by Staff reports

Santa Rosa County has allocated $1.9 million of CARES Act funding to provide grants of up to $10,000 to eligible small businesses. In partnership with the Florida Small Business Development Center, applications will be reviewed on a first come, first served basis. The application period begins on September 28 at 8 a.m. and closes on October 16 at 5 p.m. Applications received before or after the application period will not be reviewed. 
Grant amount tiers:

  • $5,000 for small businesses with 0-25 employees
  • $10,000 for small businesses with 26-100 employees

To apply, eligible businesses must submit the completed grant application form and all required documents in PDF to with the headline “Small Business Grant.” Visit for eligibility requirements and a list of required documents.

Applicants will receive notice of approval or denial as soon as their applications have been processed. Only eligible and completed applications with required supporting documentations will be accepted. Grant funding will be disbursed from the Santa Rosa County Grants Department by check via mail to the business’s listed address. 

For more information, contact the SBDC at or by phone at (850) 474-2528.