The deadline for applications is Oct 2 for this round of funding with the Pierce County CARES Business Relief Programs. Do not wait until the deadline to apply if you can avoid it.

Pierce County has funds available through the CARES Act for Business Relief Programs. These include Commercial Rent and Mortgage assistance, and Forgiveable Loans.

These forgiveable loans are for $5000 for businesses with 1-5 employees or for $1000 per employee for businesses with 6-20 employees. Forgiveness is bases on workplace safety practices.

Additionally, Adaptation Grants to help offset costs for Covid Safety Related Business Expenses.

Pierce County also continues to offer free PPE to protect employees and customers at local businesses. Non-surgical masks and a no-touch thermometer is available.

More info can be found at the Pierce County Website. Do not wait until the deadline for business relief for best chances.