On December 30, 2020 at 8:00am the application period to apply under the California Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program opens until January 8, 2021.
Depending on a business’ revenues, small businesses, including 501C(3) and 501C(6) non-profits, will be eligible for grants from between $5,000-$25,000.
The application process is fairly simple and applicants will be scored in order to determine their eligibility for the grants. A second round of grants will occur at date to be determined in the future but only one application needs to be filed in order to be considered in the second round if a business does not receive a grant in the first round.
SMALL BUSINESS RESOURCES
SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan program
Effective immediately, Orange County small businesses affected by COVID-19 are eligible for this SBA Loan.
Paycheck Protection Program: An SBA loan that helps businesses keep their workforce employed during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.
Orange County – Economic & Business Recovery Call Center
The Economic & Business Recovery Call Center will offer information and resources to help Orange County businesses navigate the current economic climate. These resources will support businesses with challenges such as lay-off aversion, loans, utility reduction programs, and community resources mapping. Businesses can call the Economic & Business Recovery Call Center at (714) 480-6500 during hours of operation Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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