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Round 5 California Small Business COVID 19 Relief Grant Program

Dear Members and Friends,

We are excited to announce that Round 5 of the California Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program is open on March 25th, 2021!

Governor Newsom signed into law a comprehensive package providing urgent relief for the small businesses of CA. The package provides an additional $2 billion for grants up to $25,000 for small businesses impacted by the pandemic.

Here are the most frequently asked questions about Round 5:

What are the key dates for Round 5?

Open: March 25th, 2021

Close: March 31st, 2021

Start of Selection Notification: TBD

I am an eligible nonprofit cultural institution and applied for the Arts & Cultural Program (Round 4). Can I apply in Round 5?

Yes. Eligible applicants from Round 4 will be required to submit a NEW application for the CA Relief Grant. However, you will only be considered if you were not funded in Round 4.

I was waitlisted in Rounds 1, 2, or 3. Do I need to submit a new application in Round 5?

NO. Waitlisted applicants will automatically rolled into Round 5. Do not reapply. Reapplying may flag your application as fraud.

How do I apply for Round 5?

To apply for Round 5, visit and find a partner organization. You may select any Partner that serves your area. Each county and all languages will have at least one Partner from which businesses can choose to apply.

To learn more about additional funding rounds, or view the Program and Application HERE.

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