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Orange County Nonprofits Can Apply For CARES Act Funding

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Nonprofit organizations in Orange County struggling financially because of  the coronavirus pandemic, can apply for federal assistance.

Orange County nonprofits can now apply for up to$5,000 in federal CARES Act funding. The money can be used for computer software or software, cell phone or cell phone service, and protective equipment. Organizations must be located in Orange County and have served county residents since January 1st to be eligible. 

To apply, visit ocflCARES.org

Applications are due October 19 and payments are expected to be processed and mail at the end of November.

After a brief stint as Morning Edition Producer at The Public’s Radio in in Rhode Island, Talia Blake returned to WMFE, the station that grew her love for public radio. She graduated with a double-major in Broadcast Journalism and Psychology from the University of Central Florida (Go Knights!). While at UCF, she was an intern for WMFE’s public affairs show, Intersection. In her spare time, Talia is an avid foodie and enjoys working out.