The Cumberland County Commissioners voted to award $22,488,327.73 in CARES Act funding through the Renew Cumberland Grant program on August 24, 2020 at the Board of the Commissioners meeting.
Grant breakdown by category, number of grants, and funding:
Businesses (400) - $13,015,099
Nonprofits (109) - $2,980,392
Behavioral Health Organizations (6) - $91,408
County Government - $5,578,100
Municipalities (23) - $823,328
All businesses, nonprofits, municipalities, and behavioral health organizations that applied for a Renew Cumberland grant, will receive a letter with the status of their application by early September.
Successful grant applicants will receive further instructions by mail to enter into a contract with Cumberland County for expenditure of funds.
All funds must be fully expended by Wednesday, December 30, 2020.