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The Taylor County Board of County Commissioners has authorized a second round of CARES funding to help individuals and small businesses that have been negatively impacted by COVID-19.

Applications are no longer being accepted as all CARES funds have been distributed.

Taylor County CARES applications and missing documents must now be mailed to the following address:

Government Services Group, Inc.
1500 Mahan Drive, Suite 250
Tallahassee, Florida 32306
Or faxed to: 850-224-7206 

Please note that applications and documents are no longer being accepted at the Chamber of Commerce.


The County has allocated CARES Act funding for economic support of small for-profit businesses in Taylor County that were affected by Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Small Business Grants will be awarded to new and established businesses in Taylor County. Eligible businesses may qualify for a one-time award of up to $10,000. A total of $450,000 in funding is available as part of this grant program.


The County has allocated CARES Act funding to provide direct emergency financial relief for individuals and families throughout Taylor County that are experiencing hardships caused by the Coronavirus (COVID-19). This grant is intended to provide short-term support for the following:
  • Rental Assistance
  • Mortgage Assistance
  • Utility Assistance
Each applicant is eligible for a grant award of up to $5,000 and if approved, will be eligible for up to 3 months of rental/mortgage and/or utility assistance.

Please note: Awards should not exceed $5,000 per applicant. Income threshold may not exceed AMI guidelines of 120% median income. Please see AMI guidelines below.

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  • MARCH 8 – Businesses and individuals that previously applied for CARES funding but were denied can begin applying on this date.
  • MARCH 15 – Application period opens for all eligible businesses and individuals.
Applications will be processed on a first-come, fully completed basis. Applications will be accepted until the funds are exhausted.
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QUESTIONS? Call (850) 403-0600 or email taylorcares@taylorcountygov.com

Application packets can be picked up at the following locations during business hours:
  • Perry-Taylor County Chamber of Commerce, 428 North Jefferson Street, Perry, FL 32348
  • Taylor County Grants Office, 401 Industrial Park Drive, Perry, FL 32348
  • County Library, 403 N. Washington St., Perry, FL 32347
  •  County Admin Building, 201 E. Green St., Perry, FL 32347