GENEVA – Local governments in Kane County can now apply for coronavirus relief funds through the CARES Act, officials announced in a news release.
Kane County State's Attorney Joe McMahon, in collaboration with the Office of Community Reinvestment are in charge of distributing a portion of the $92.9 million the county received as part of the federal coronavirus relief funds.
Kerber, Eck & Braeckel, LLP will provide fiscal management of these funds for Kane County.
The initiative for economic recovery established guidelines and strategic priorities for the disbursement of funds to move federal funding to communities, non-profits and businesses in need of direct financial relief.
The application process is currently open to municipalities, fire protection districts, townships, park districts and the Forest Preserve District of Kane County.
Small businesses and non-profit organizations will be able to apply in the coming weeks.
An application for coronavirus relief funds will be available online soon on the Kane County website www.countyofkane.org.
Applicants will be notified via email if their applications are approved or denied.
Questions regarding the Kane County Coronavirus Relief Fund should be directed to CRF@co.kane.il.us.