Small Business Assistance
The small business fund will be administered by Georgia Southern University’s Business Innovation Group (BIG). The maximum amount of assistance per business is $5,000.00. The fund will provide assistance to business owners whose businesses have been negatively impacted by the pandemic. The application deadline to apply was November 13th. BIG is no longer accepting applications for this fund.
Rental & Mortgage Assistance
The rental and mortgage fund will be administered by United Way of Southeast Georgia The maximum amount of assistance per family for assistance is $3,000.00. The fund will provide assistance to citizens of Statesboro who are struggling with paying rent or have fallen behind on their mortgage payments due to COVID-19.
The utility assistance fund will be administered by Action Pact. The maximum amount of assistance per applicant is $175.00. The fund will provide assistance to City of Statesboro utility customers who are struggling to pay their water, sewer, natural gas and electric bills due to COVID-19.
Action Pact’s call center is open from 8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday