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For Immediate Release
September 25, 2020
Kate Flavin


County Reopens CARES Funding Applications for Businesses, PPE Kits Now Available

(Sedgwick County, Kan.) – Following its regular CARES funding update this week, Commissioners voted to reopen the grant application for businesses. Any business, of any size may be eligible for a maximum of $5,000 in grants per business. Applications must be submitted by October 7, 2020.

The application can be accessed at  

The funds can be used to reimburse necessary spending due to the coronavirus that has occurred since March 1, 2020 and anticipated COVID-19 spending through December 30, 2020. To meet federal guidelines, the spending must be COVID-19 related, the spending must have been done outside of the organization’s normal budget, and the funding cannot be used to make up lost revenue. There is no guarantee that every entity will receive a portion or the full requested amount.

Sedgwick County is also offering PPE supply kits to small, for-profit businesses located within its geographical boarders. Kits will include: disinfecting wipes, disposable masks, cloth masks, disinfecting cleaner, bleach, hand sanitizer, thermometer, cleaning gloves, informational booklet, social distancing floor decals, and healthy behaviors signage.

Small businesses are limited to request one kit per business location. You will be required to pick up your kits from one of our pick up locations between October 12th and 16th. Pick up dates and times vary between locations.

Request a PPE kit here:

For questions or additional information, email or dial (316) 660-7148.