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State Relief Programs
California Relief Grant – next round opens Feb. 2.
Available to small business or small nonprofits operating in California
Provides cash payments based on eligible business’s gross revenue
Round Two applications open Feb. 2, 2021
Round Two is the final application window for the Small Business Relief Grant. Applicants who applied but did not receive funds in round one do not need to apply again. They will automatically be entered in round two. You can begin preparing your documents at CAReliefGrant.com.
Provides $1,000 per qualified employee, up to $100,000
Must have employed 100 or fewer employees as of Dec. 31, 2019, and
Suffered a 50% decrease or more in income tax gross receipts (generally, all income less returns and allowances), when comparing second quarter 2020 to second quarter 2019.
Automatic three-month extension for business taxpayers with up to $1 million in sales tax
Expanded interest-free payment agreements to larger companies with up to $5 million in sales tax
Expanded eligibility to industries heavily impacted by operations restrictions including bars & restaurants, hair salons, hospitality industry, etc.
San Diego County Small Business Stimulus Grant Program – Additional Funds
The County of San Diego announced an additional $20 million in small business grant funds to support small businesses. Each county district has its own pool of funds for businesses. For this round, restaurants, gyms, fitness centers, yoga studios, movie theaters, museums, zoos and aquariums that have been impacted by moving from the Red to Purple Tier, OR businesses that are part of the “event industry” are eligible. To apply, determine eligibility, or read more about the program, click here.