The City of Fort Worth recently received approximately $158 million in funding from the CARES Act, and is partnering with the United Way of Tarrant County to distribute $10 million of those funds to Fort Worth small businesses through the Preserve the Fort small business grant program.
As the city enters stage one of Gov. Larry Hogan's Roadmap to Recovery plan, Mayor Bernard C. "Jack" Young has mandated in-store retail stay closed despite every neighboring county allowing stores to reopen. Curbside retail is allowed.
A small business relief program launches Monday in Jacksonville starting at 9 a.m. It's designed to provide financial assistance for businesses that lost revenue due to the pandemic and to help them keep their employees.