Business Rehire Program Webinar

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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Date: Thursday, July 2nd, 2020
Time: 10:00am
Speaker: John Talmage, Director of the Lee County Economic Development Office
Topic: Business Rehire Program.

On July 6, Lee County will launch its COVID-19 business assistance program for job creation. The program, referred to as “Business Rehire,” will:
  • Provide grant funding to small businesses for rehiring full-time equivalent (FTE) positions that were on the payroll as of March 1, 2020. Eligible positions must be rehired on or after July 6, 2020.
  • Provide grants of $5,000 per full-time equivalent positions rehired, up to $10,000 for businesses with 10 or fewer employees or up $20,000 for larger qualified businesses with fewer than 250 employees. Note: 501(c)3 and 501(c)19 organizations are eligible.
  • Allows grants to be used for operating expenses not covered by other resources, including working capital, professional services or employee training.
Applications and additional eligibility requirements will be available online at or by calling 239-533-2273.

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