Apply for COVID-19 Funding Opportunities

COVID-19 Funding Opportunities

For-Profit Business and Non-Profit Organizations Opportunities

Sedgwick County received $9.3 million in CARES Act funding from the State to be shared with local businesses and non-profit organizations. Commissioners have allocated $5 million for safe operating grants for small businesses and 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations, $3 million for PPE and supplies, and $1.3 million for training opportunities for laid-off workers.

Safe Operating Grants

Safe Operating Grants were available for up to $5000 for qualified Sedgwick County businesses and 501(c)(3) organizations. Sedgwick County is no longer accepting applications.

Who was eligible?

Eligible applicants must meet the following criteria:

Where to apply? 


What are the next steps after an application was submitted? 

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

PPE boxes for Sedgwick County businesses and 501(c)(3) organizations are still available! To request a PPE kit for your business for 501(c)(3) organization contact:

Sedgwick County CARES Act Funding for Social Service and Public Health Providers 

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Sedgwick County received funding from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to be distributed throughout the community. Commissioners approved $18 million to address costs in the community associated with this public health emergency. They specifically earmarked $10 million to public health providers (healthcare, senior living, public healthcare initiatives) and $8 million to social service providers (vulnerable populations and mental health). 

The spending plan focused on four core areas: municipal assistance, public health, social services, and educational assistance.

Who’s eligible?

For more information and to apply:

Kansas Department of Commerce COVID-19 Response

Kansas Department of Commerce has announced their Back to Business plan for Coronavirus Relief. The funding for these grants has been provide through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to the State of Kansas and the Strengthening People and Revitalizing Kansas (SPARK) Taskforce has approved more than $130 million in relief funding for economic development and connectivity.

Where do I get information on their programs?