$500 Million In New COVID-19 Relief Grants for Small Business
Applications open for second round of state grants


California small businesses impacted by COVID-19 can apply for a portion of $500 million in state grants during the second round of applications:

Round 2 Opens: February 2, 2021 @ 8 AM PST
Round 2 Closes: February 8, 2021 @ 6PM PST

Selection Notifications: February 11 – 18, 2021

Call center hours:

Beginning Tuesday, February 2nd
Tuesday – Friday 7:00 AM – 11:00 PM PST
Saturday: 7 AM – 12 PM PST

Find out what you need to apply.

Funds would be awarded to selected intermediaries with established networks of Community Development Financial Institutions to distribute relief through grants of up to $25,000 to underserved micro and small businesses throughout the state. The state is working with the Sierra SBCD and the Norther California SBCD in the Placer area.