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Deadline Extended to Apply for State’s Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program

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The deadline for the first round of applications for the State of California’s Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program was extended from January 8 to January 13, 2021 at 11:59 pm.

Along with the $500 million already approved for this program, Gov. Gavin Newsom is asking lawmakers for more money to help small businesses and cultural institutions affected by the pandemic. If approved, more than a billion dollars would be given to those hit hard by COVID-19.

For more information and to apply for State grant funding today, visit https://careliefgrant.com/.


Submitted by Sonal Kapadia on Thu, 01/07/2021 - 6:53 pm


I applied for the grant a crew weeks ago but have not heard back at all.
Please verify that you have received.
If not, I would like to reapply.

Thank you.

Sonal Kapadia
VP, Conroy’s Flowers
Mission Viejo

Submitted by City Staff on Fri, 01/08/2021 - 12:28 pm


Thank you for your comment. If you are inquiring about an application for this specific program, it is managed by the State of California so you may find more info from this agency at https://careliefgrant.com/. If you are seeking application info on the City’s COVID-19 Business Relief Grant Program you may wish to contact the City’s Community Development Department at 949-470-3053.

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