The Office of the Small Business Advocate announced new funding rounds for the California Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program. The additional $1.5 billion expansion makes California’s small business relief program the largest in the country. The funding will support small businesses and nonprofits that struggled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. New applications will be accepted starting September 9th.
Round 9: New applicants and waitlisted applicants from certain previous rounds.
Application window: September 9th through September 30th.
Eligible applicants: Current waitlisted and new applicants who meet eligibility criteria.
Eligible grant award: $5,000 – $25,000
Details: Applicants not selected to move forward in the review process in Rounds 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, or 7 do not need to re-apply and will be automatically moved into Round 9. New applicants can apply below.