COLLIER COUNTY, Fla .– Collier County small business owners with documented impacts of COVID-19 who need help paying accumulated overdue utility bills and loan repayment in the event of an economic disaster (EIDL ) must apply by 8 a.m. on Friday July 9 Applications will be closed at that time.
Up to $ 25,000 per request is available to pay accumulated overdue utility bills and repayment of the Economic Disaster Loan (EIDL). Online applications are available at Collier County Aid. Since this is a grant and not a loan, it does not need to be repaid.
Small business owners must qualify by owning one or more locations in Collier County with a current local business tax license, hold a Sunbiz registration if applicable, and employ 100 full-time equivalent (FTE) employees or less.
Small business owners who own more than one business can apply for help for each business if each location has its own Employer Identification Number (EIN) and meets all other eligibility requirements. An application must be filed for each company.
More specific information and frequently asked questions are available at CollierFLAssisance.com. For general program information, please dial 311 in Collier County.
Applications are also available at any library in Collier County where an applicant can use the computer, scanner, printer / copier that is intended for public use for free to submit an online application for free.
For personal assistance after submitting an application, an applicant may request an in-person appointment. Please call (239) 450-2114 or email [email protected] TA make an appointment.