Small businesses, non-profits can apply for $500M of COVID-19 relief


SACRAMENTO, California (KSEE/KGPE) – A California-wide COVID-19 relief grant program started accepting applications on Wednesday, with grants ranging from $5,000 to $25,000 available to the state’s small businesses and small non-profits.

A total of $500 million was allocated to the program. That money will be administered by the California Office of the Small Business Advocate (CalOSBA) at the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development.

Eligible businesses or small non-profits must meet a set of criteria in order to qualify. More details on the rules can be found here.

The application window opens Dec. 30 at 8 a.m., and closes Jan. 8 at 11:59 p.m.; approval notifications will start Jan. 13.

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July 23 2021 05:30 pm

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