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Orange CARES

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Orange County Government, Fl logo

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As part of the Federal CARES Act, Orange County Government has received $243 million in Coronavirus Relief Funds. These funds will be distributed back into the community, and used for local government expenses related to the response to COVID-19. Orange County Government has created four funding categories and one replenishment category to ensure that the funds are able to meet the immediate and personal need of residents, business owners, nonprofits, municipal and community partners.


Funding Breakdown

Funding Categories Funding Allocation
Small Business Financial Assistance $72.9 Million 30%
Social Services and Resident Needs $72.9 Million 30%
Orange County Public Safety and Health Expenditures $48.6 Million 20%
Municipality and Constitutional Officer Expenditures $24.3 Million 10%
Orange County COVID-19 Eviction Diversion Program
(Additional $5.7 million to come from State CARES-CRF dollars for a total program cost of $20 million)
$14.3 Million 6%
Replenishment Account $10.2 Million 4%
Total $243.2 Million 100%

Funding Categories

COVID-19 Eviction Diversion Program

  • $20 million program for residents facing eviction due to COVID-19
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Small Businesses

  • Business Assistance Grants
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Residents

  • Rent/Mortgage Assistance
  • Utility Bill Assistance
  • Medical Bill Assistance
  • Social Service Agency Assistance
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Public Health & Safety

  • Purchase of equipment/PPE
  • Community Testing
  • COVID-19 expenses
  • Facilities update

Local Governments

  • COVID-19 expenses

Replenishment

  • Unexpected needs
  • Additional federal guidance

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General Questions
Dial 407-836-3111