Apply for COVID-19 Funding Opportunities

COVID-19 Funding Opportunities

For-Profit Business and Non-Profit Organizations Opportunities for PPE

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 non-profit organizations, $3 million for PPE and supplies, and $1.3 million for training opportunities for laid-off workers.

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Sedgwick County CARES Act Funding 

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 focuses on four core areas: municipal assistance, public health, social services, and educational assistance.

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Kansas Department of Commerce SPARK Funding for For-Profit and Non-Profit Entities

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.

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NOTE: Entities cannot request duplicative funding for the same thing meaning that if a business requests $3,000 for rent in one application, they cannot receive $3,000 from another application to pay for the same expense. Per Federal guidelines, agencies who receive duplicate funding for the same thing will be required to pay it back and the State or Sedgwick County will be required to reimburse the Federal Government for the duplicative amount. There could also be criminal prosecution.