City to distribute CARES Act Funds; Support provided to Small Businesses affected by COVID-19

On Monday, the City of El Paso Economic and International Development Department announced that it has contracted with a variety of community partners to distribute funds received from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”).

The distribution of these funds is part of the City’s $19.83 million Economic Response and Recovery plan to distribute CARES Act funding to improve liquidity and cash flow and assist businesses with restarting and continuing operations.

The programs, managed by community partners and listed in the attached document, will provide the tools, resources, and training to help local small businesses address the challenges faced by the COVID-19 pandemic.

A brief description of each program and their contact information can also be found below.

For more detailed information on program terms, eligibility requirements, and application instructions, please visit each programs’ individual website.

Additionally, information on these programs and other resources can be found at

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