Hurt by COVID? Orange County to give another $26M in small business grants

ORLANDO, Fla. — Editor’s note: This story is available as a result of a content partnership between WFTV and the Orlando Business Journal.

Orange County plans to offer another round of grants for small businesses negatively affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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The Orange County Commission on Oct. 25 approved KPMG LLP as the vendor for more of its small business and gig worker grants through its federal American Rescue Plan Act.

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The county previously provided $80 million in Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act grants to more than 8,000 businesses.

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