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Collin CARES: Economic Recovery and Assistance



Reports on spending for Collin CARES assistance programs:

Update to programs:

  • Applications are no longer being accepted for the EHLA program or Small Business Grants. 
  • The appeals process for the small business grant program is complete, and the final listing of recipients was approved in Commissioners Court on Dec. 14 and Dec. 21. 
  • Vouchers for free COVID-19 testing are no longer being accepted, but free drive-through testing is being offered locally by the Texas Department of Emergency Management up until Dec. 26.

Background documents for the assistance programs:

On May 11, the Collin County Commissioners Court approved the distribution of direct financial assistance for housing, utilities, and groceries; increased COVID-19 testing; personal protective equipment; and, COVID-19 costs and recovery efforts for cities and towns. On Aug. 24, Commissioners Court set aside $15 million in small business grants.

May 11, 2020: 

Aug. 24, 2020: