Aid, Relief, and
Tulsa County received $113,690,799 from the U.S. Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to reimburse expenses and replenish critical resources throughout Tulsa County’s municipalities, government agencies, small businesses and nonprofit organizations.
Who Can Apply
Financial Update: Week of Oct. 12, 2020
Figures below represent allocations approved for payment. For more detail, go to countyclerk.tulsacounty.org.
Tulsa County CARES Fund
– Small Businesses
Tulsa Housing Authority
Tulsa Health Department
(combines multiple programs including those listed above)
In April 2020, Tulsa County received $113,690,799.60 from the U.S. CARES Act.
SET ASIDE OR SPENT TO DATE
Each week the Tulsa County BOCC approves new Tulsa County CARES programs and funding. This number reflects the total amount allocated across all programs whether or not an individual program has received or spent the full amount to date.
HELPING SMALL BUSINESSES AND NONPROFITS
The BOCC allocated $50 million to the TEDC RESET program to administer forgivable loans and grants to small businesses and nonprofits, respectively. Small businesses with fewer than 100 employees may receive up to $125,000, and nonprofits may receive up to $250,000.
The BOCC allocated an initial $3 million up to $14.25 million to provide emergency rental assistance for residents of Tulsa County across all municipalities and other unincorporated areas.
TESTING AND PUBLIC HEALTH
Tulsa County CARES funding supports Tulsa Health Department efforts to administer tests, conduct contact tracing and educate residents on the best practices to reduce transmission of COVID-19 in the community.
Additional funds are allocated to key government agencies and civic nonprofit organizations that provide support throughout all of Tulsa County, including Tulsa Area Emergency Management Agency, Tulsa County Election Board and many more.
Tulsa County municipalities benefit from a number of Tulsa County CARES programs, including direct reimbursement for COVID-19 related expenses, TEDC RESET funds, rental assistance and county-wide agency support. The map below offers a breakdown of each Tulsa County municipality’s direct and indirect CARES expenditures, adjusted for population.
County-wide Financial Distribution
The Tulsa County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) govern three districts which include 10 municipalities: Broken Arrow, Bixby, Collinsville, Glenpool, Jenks, Owasso, Sand Springs, Skiatook, Sperry and Tulsa.
Tulsa County CARES funding is distributed throughout all of Tulsa County to confront the unprecedented public health and economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.