The U.S. Department of Treasury, under ARPA, allocated $362 Billion dollars for America Rescue Plan – Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds. Chatham County Board of Commissioners accepted the award of $28.1 million at the April 6, 2021 Board meeting. Acceptable uses outlined in the bill include but are not limited to:

  • Respond to or mitigate the public health emergency with respect to COVID-19 emergency or its negative economic impact;
  • Provide government services to the extent of the reduction in revenue;
  • Make necessary investments in water, sewer, or broadband infrastructure;
  • Respond to workers performing essential work during the COVID-19 public health emergency.

Articles & Information

2022 Chatham County Recovery Plan Annual Report
Monday, August 01, 2022

Small Business Grant Video
Friday, May 06, 2022

Chatham County to Host Community Conversations
Tuesday, September 07, 2021

Community Survey
Tuesday, September 07, 2021

Chatham County, GA Recovery Plan Performance Report - August 2021
Monday, August 30, 2021

Chatham County will Host a Workshop on the American Rescue Plan Act
Friday, July 30, 2021

Apply for the Small Business Grant Program Now!

Now open to all small businesses in Chatham County except those in City of Savannah. The Small Business Grant Program will provide one-time grants of up to $25,000 to businesses that have been affected by COVID-19.

Please review this file for eligibility criteria and required documents in advance of starting the application process.

For any questions or assistance with the grant application, please contact iParametrics Monday through Friday from 9AM until 5PM at: 912-335-5314 or

Do you need help filling out the application?

Applicants needing support with their applications can access help from our case managers at the following locations on the dates and times noted.
You can always reach assistance via email and phone at:
Phone: 912-335-5314

Forest City Library Meeting Room
1501 Stiles Ave.
Savannah, GA 31415
June 16, 2022
Times: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Islands Library Meeting Room
50 Johnny Mercer Blvd
Savannah, GA 31410
June 9 & June 23, 2022
Times: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM