Career Source South Florida COVID-19 Layoff Aversion Fund
Are you a small business and/or Community Base Organization (CBO) in need of assistance due to the COVID-19 pandemic? CareerSource South Florida is here to help!
CareerSource South Florida (CSSF) announces the COVID-19 Layoff Aversion Fund, which is designed to provide support to small businesses within Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties, facing financial impacts and potential layoffs from the coronavirus pandemic. The fund will provide grants to small businesses and/or CBO’s experiencing economic distress with the goal of preventing potential layoffs or minimizing the duration of unemployment resulting from COVID-19 layoffs.
Eligible businesses and/or CBOs may receive up to $10,000.00 in COVID-19 Layoff Aversion Fund grant funds. CSSF will utilize the following scale to award grants:
- 3–10 employees up to $5,000.00
- 11–25 employees up to $7,500.00
- 26–50 employees up to $10,000.00
Please see the CSSF COVID-19 Layoff Aversion Fund Policy for eligibility requirements here. Applications must be submitted through your local chamber. Select an entity from the list below to be directed to the application:
Greater Key West Chamber of Commerce, click here.
Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, click here.
Greater Marathon Chamber of Commerce, click here.
CAMACOL-Latin Chamber of Commerce of U.S.A, click here.
Miami-Dade Beacon Council, click here.
Tools for Change, click here.