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Escambia Cares Family Assistance Grant Program

Purpose:

Grants for residents of Escambia County who were negatively impacted by COVID-19. News release with additional information

General Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicant’s current household (for all members of the household) for 2019 was less than $45,000.
  • Applicant’s current household income was negatively impacted by COVID-19.
  • Applicant is a permanent resident of Escambia County with a main residence in Escambia County.
  • Applicant is a U.S. Citizen or legal resident 18 years or older.

To expedite assistance, applicants should gather the following information in advance:

  • Copy of Photo Identification for applicant (state-issued ID, driver's license or passport). If the address on your photo ID is not your current residential address, you must provide another document such as a utility bill in your name to verify Escambia County residency.
  • Copy of your Social Security Card or a government document that includes your full Social Security number.
  • TAX FILERS: Copy of the first page of your 2019 Federal Income Tax Return showing 2019 income is less than $45,000.
  • NON-TAX FILERS: Self-Certification letter stating the reason why you did not file a 2019 Federal Income Tax Return and/or the type of income you received - Social Security Benefits (SSA, SSI/SSD), Railroad Retirement, Veterans Affairs Pension, Disability Benefits, etc.
  • A completed W-9 Form (https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/fw9.pdf). A fillable W-9 Form is included with your application form.

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In order to submit your application in a timely fashion, please have all the above documentation prepared to upload before you start the application process.

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