This week, businesses have a final opportunity to apply for help through the LeeCARES Business Relaunch grant program. The application period will close at 8 p.m. Friday, June 26. The county will then move to its next phase of assistance to businesses. The Business Rehire program opens July 6 to qualifying businesses and some nonprofits in Lee County that are not publicly traded, with a special focus on 501(c)(19) veterans organizations and 501(c)(3) organizations. The intention of the program is allow 4,000 people to be rehired.
Applications for LeeCARES assistance programs must be completed online at https://leeflcares.com/. For residents who have questions about the application process, please call 239-533-CARE.