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 https://cahcc.mylendistry.com/#/grant 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.