We strive to support our businesses and we have created a list of resources to support them while they are being impacted by COVID-19. Please check this page often to find more resources and events that support our local businesses.
California Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant
On May 13th, Governor Newsom announced a plan to expand the COVID-19 Small Business Relief Grant program to a total of $4 billion, representing the largest such program in the entire country. Read the full announcement here.
Visit CAReliefGrant.com for updates.
Restaurant Revitalization Fund
The Restaurant Revitalization Fund was established to help restaurants and other eligible businesses keep their doors open. This program will provide restaurants with funding equal to their pandemic-related revenue loss of up to $10 million per business and no more than $5 million per physical location.
To apply, click here.
Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL)
The EIDL provides economic relief to small businesses and nonprofit organizations that are currently experiencing a temporary loss of revenue. The purpose of the loan is to help businesses meet financial obligations and operating expenses that could have been met had the disaster not occurred.
For more details regarding the loan, click here.
CA Rent Relief Program
This program will help income-eligible households pay rent and utilities for both past due and future payments. Both landlords and renters can apply.
To learn more, click here.
Shuttered Venue Operations Grant
Live venue operators, theatrical producers, promote, and other eligible applicants may qualify for grants equal to 45% of their gross earned revenue, with the maximum amount available for a single grant award of $10 million. $2 billion is reserved for eligible applications with up to 50 full-time employees.
To apply for this grant, click here.
Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)
SBA is currently offering PPP loans originated only by participating community financial institutions including Certified Development Companies (CDCs), SBA Microlenders, Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs), and Minority Depository Institutions (MDIs) until May 31, 2021, or until remaining funds are exhausted.
If you have not received a PPP loan before, click here to begin the process.
COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards
Review the following information to ensure your employee standards are aligned with Cal/OSHA emergency temporary standards on COVID-19 infection prevention. Find helpful information and resources specifically related to the new emergency temporary standards for employers and workers.
Find the list of resources here.
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