We are excited to announce that Round 9 of the California Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant opened today, September 9, 2021.This program will support small businesses and nonprofits impacted by COVID-19 and the related health and safety restrictions.
Who will be considered for Round 9?
1. Existing waitlisted small businesses and/or nonprofit organizations from previous rounds. These applicants do not need to reapply.
2. Existing eligible small businesses and/or nonprofit organizations that were not selected in previous rounds (Rounds 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, or 7). These applicants do not need to reapply.
3. New applicants that meet eligibility criteria. New applicants will need to apply at www.CAReliefGrant.com.
4. Eligible applicants from Rounds 4 and 8 (Nonprofit Cultural Institutions Program) are welcome to apply in Round 9 so long as they have not received funding. These applicants will need to submit a new application at www.CAReliefGrant.com.
For more information on eligibility requirements and program prioritization, please review our Program and Application Guide. This extensive guide also provides tips for a seamless experience and step-by-step instructions for the entire application process.
The application will close at 5pm on September 30, 2021.For more information, please visit www.CAReliefGrant.com.
AEDC will have a live webinar to go through the Round 9 application process Wednesday September 14, 2021 at 4pm.
Register in advance for this webinar here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_R0u7wevRQX6XziELmqHlYg
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.