Lee CARES: Business Rehire Program

Lee County South Florida

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Deadline: Rolling

Grant amount: US $5,000 - US $32,000

Fields of work: Employment Services

Applicant type: For-Profit Business, Nonprofit

Funding uses: Project / Program, General Operating Expense

Location of project: Lee County, Florida

Location of residency: Lee County, Florida

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Lee CARES Business Rehire Program

Intended to help businesses rehire employees who lost their job because of COVID-19.

Funds can only be used for operating expenses not covered by other resources.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • Eligible Business and 501(c)3/501(c)19 who are rehiring employees laid off or furloughed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Those whose PPP covered loan period has expired are eligible.
  • Employees must have been rehired on or after July 6, 2020 to be eligible.
  • Business must have 250 or fewer employees, and the business owner must be a Lee County resident. 501(c)3 or 501(c)19 are also eligible for this program.


  • Businesses currently receiving the federal Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funding are not eligible.

This page was last reviewed September 28, 2020 and last updated August 19, 2020