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Rapid Response Recovery Assistance Program (R3) Webinar

July 29, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Hillsborough County has an Economic Recovery financial assistance program to assist local small businesses economically damaged by COVID-19.

During this webinar we will be joined by Commissioner Sandy Murman, Hillsborough County Commission, District 1 to highlight the R3 program.

We will be discussing the eligibility requirements as well as the three options available within this program:

1) Kickstart Small Business – up to $10,000 in working capital; for businesses with up to $3 million in annual revenue

2) Back to Work – up to $2,000 per employee in payroll incentives to hire or rehire workers; for businesses with up to $20 million in annual revenue

3) Safe at Work Matching – up to $10,000 matching reimbursement for the cost of qualifying workplace improvements directly related to mitigating the spread of COVID-19; for businesses with up to $20 million in annual revenue

Businesses may only receive one Economic Recovery financial assistance program, even if they may otherwise qualify for more than one program above.

For the full criteria of each program, visit

Economic Development business consultants are available to help small businesses prepare financial assistance applications and answer eligibility questions.

Visit to request a phone or virtual appointment.

About our Speaker:

Commissioner Sandy Murman, Hillsborough County Commission, District 1. Sandra Murman was elected as a Hillsborough County Commissioner in 2010, and is now in her tenth year serving District 1. She was elected by her fellow commissioners as Chairman of the BOCC for 2017-18 and for 2014-15. Prior to joining the County Commission, she completed eight years as a member of the Florida House of Representatives and was the first Republican Woman to hold the position of Speaker Pro-Tempore.

As a longtime resident of Hillsborough County, Commissioner Murman is currently focused on economic development for small businesses, transportation issues, fighting the opioid crisis, ending homelessness, providing high-quality critical children’s services and addressing mental health and substance abuse issues in Hillsborough County. 

Ms. Murman is a graduate of Indiana University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing. She is married to attorney Jim Murman of Weekley, Schulte, Valdes, Murman & Tonelli and they have a daughter, Michele, who graduated from FSU and is married to Dr. Michael Bradner. They have two children.

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