Due to the high volume of applications and funding availability, Leon CARES is no longer accepting new applications. If you have an application already submitted, please continue to upload additional documentation if needed to complete your application. As previously shared, funding is not guaranteed. If additional funding becomes available in the future and new applications submissions resume, Leon County will issue notification through their web site, email, social media and this portal.

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Leon CARES Application Portal

Welcome to the Leon CARES application portal! On this easy-to-use portal you can apply for direct assistance (individual, small business assistance, and local human services agencies), learn more about the assistance programs, and review frequently asked questions.

Leon CARES provides federal funds to meet critical community needs related to COVID-19 and you may be eligible for direct assistance. Applying is easy!

Program Information

Learn more about each type of financial assistance available through Leon County CARES program and how to qualify.

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Individual Assistance

Apply for assistance with past due rent, mortgage and utility bills through the Individual Assistance Program.


Small Business Grant

Apply for assistance with business expenses directly related to COVID-19 through the Small Business Grant Program.

Small Businesses

Human Services Grant

Eligible organizations may apply for assistance with unanticipated programmatic and operational expenses directly related to COVID-19 through the Human Services Grant Program.

Human Services

Nonprofit Assistance Grant Program

Access the Leon County Nonprofit Assistance Grant Program.

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Find information for completing your application, including frequently asked questions, customer service contacts and additional resources.

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