County of Tulare to receive more than $48 million in COVID-19 relief funds

State Senator Andreas Borgeas (R-Fresno) has announced that the California Department of Finance notified the Legislature on how $1.8 billion from California’s share of the federal Coronavirus Relief Fund will be allocated to counties and cities. Senator Borgeas represents the 8th Senate District, which encompasses all or portions of the counties listed below.
“It is our job at the state level to empower counties and cities to fight the COVID-19 pandemic at the local level,” said Senator Borgeas. “I will continue to advocate for state support for our local communities. We must put an end to this pandemic, protect public health, get our economy back on track, and get our kids back in school when safe.” County of Tulare to receive
Of Tulare County’s nearly $49 million in federal funds, $7.5 million ($1.5 million to each of the five supervisorial districts) is being allocated for small businesses that have taken a hit due to the pandemic. Affected businesses, nonprofit groups, and independent contractors with less than 20 employees that haven’t received assistance from the Paycheck Protection Program or an Economic Injury Disaster Loan will be eligible to apply for up to $5,000. An online grant application will be available beginning August 1. County of Tulare to receive
The letter from DOF includes allocations for each city and county in California. The funds will be remitted in phases, with the first allocations each consisting of one-sixth of the total amounts available to each entity. The letter states that first and second installments will be disbursed on August 1 and September 1, and the third will be sent in October of this year.
Counties and cities in Senate District 8 receiving COVID-19 relief dollars:
Amador County

County of Amador: $3,841,415
City of Amador: $50,000
Ione: $98,876
Jackson: $60,007
Plymouth: $50,000
Sutter Creek: $50,000 County of Tulare to receive
Calaveras County
County of Calaveras: $4,590,510
Fresno County
County of Fresno: $16,437,637
Clovis: $1,471,470
Inyo County
County of Inyo: $1,894,810
Bishop: $50,000
Madera County
County of Madera: $16,124,534
City of Madera: $807,688
Mariposa County
County of Mariposa: $1,894,810
Mono County
County of Mono: $1,372,779
Mammoth Lakes: $97,036
Sacramento County
County of Sacramento: $24,982,972
Rancho Cordova: $967, 781
Stanislaus County
County of Stanislaus: $12,834,248
Modesto: $2,745,200
Oakdale: 283,947
Turlock: $917,355
Waterford: $109,815
Hughson: $90,109 County of Tulare to receive
Tulare County:
County of Tulare: $48,938,076
Tuolumne County
County of Tuolumne: $5,599,294
Sonora: $58,241
Further reading: COVID-19 By the Numbers

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