• Clayton CARES Grant Application Re-Opens for 2nd Round of Funding

    For Immediate Release
    December 28, 2020

    Grant Application Portal Reopened to Assist
    More Small Businesses and Non-Profits

    (Jonesboro, GA)-The Clayton Coronavirus Aide Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act application process is open for Clayton County businesses and non-profits that have been impacted by the pandemic. Applicants may apply for grant relief funds online December 28, 2020, - January 8, 2021. Distribution of the second round of funds is scheduled for January 2021. 

    All applications must be submitted by accessing the online portal: claytoncares.claytoncountyga.govAll required documents must be included when completing the application online to be considered. Applicants who received grant funding in the first round are not eligible to reapply.

    The Clayton County Board of Commissioners allocated a total of $1 million for disbursement by the Development Authority of Clayton County to small businesses and non-profit organizations impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Funds for the CARES Act, issued through the U.S. Department of Treasury, will be used to respond to the COVID-19 public health emergency. A total of $800,000 in CARES funds will be disbursed to eligible businesses. A total of $200,000 will be disbursed to non-profit organizations. 
    For more information, contact the Development Authority of Clayton County at (770) 347-0607, or email: Larry.Vincent@claytoncountyga.gov.