California Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program

South San Francisco, CA  January 2, 2021 h/t to SMC Supervisor David Canepa

Calling all small businesses and nonprofits! The first round of applications for the #CAReliefGrant are open until 1/8 at CAReliefGrant.com.

Note: There is peak demand right now, but applications are not first come first serve, so remember the application is open until 1/8 – SMC Supervisor Canepa

 

CLICK HERE FOR DIRECT ACCESS TO WEBSITE

 

BASIC INFO:

Grant Amounts

The amount of grant funding ranges from $5,000 to $25,000. Businesses are eligible based on their annual revenue as documented in their most recent tax return:

Eligible Businesses Annual Revenue Grant Amount Available Per Business
$1,000 to $100,000 $5,000
Greater than $100,000 up to $1,000,000 $15,000
Greater than $1,000,000 up to $2,500,000 $25,000

Deadlines

Round 1

  • Application Opens December 30, 2020 at 6:00 AM PST
  • Application Closes January 8, 2021 at 11:59 PM PST
  • Start of Approval Notifications January 13, 2021

Applicants who submitted their application and submitted all documentation in the first round do not need to reapply; qualified applications will be automatically rolled over into the next funding round for consideration.

Round 2

  • Application Opens TBD
  • Application Closes TBD
  • Start of Approval Notifications TBD

Round 2 is the final application window for the Program. Grant awards for businesses in the second application window will be made in two decision rounds for funding.

 

Information

Get your documentation in order to be prepared to apply when the application window opens.

Necessary documents :
1.  Application Certification: Signed certification used to certify your business
2.  Business Financial Information:
a. Most recent tax return filed (2019 or 2018) – provided in an electronic form for online upload, such as PDF/JPEG or other approved upload format.
b. Copy of official filing with the California Secretary of State, if applicable, or local municipality for the business such as one of the following: Articles of Incorporation, Certificate of Organization, Fictitious Name of Registration or Government-Issued Business License.
3. Government Issued Photo ID: Such as a Driver’s License or Passport

One complete application will qualify you to be considered for both rounds, please only apply once.

Applying through multiple organizations will delay your application from being processed.

Owners of multiple businesses, franchises, locations, etc. will be considered for only one grant and are required to apply for the business with the highest revenue.

 

 

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