Starting Wednesday, December 30, small businesses in California can apply for grants of up to $25,000 through the state's Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program.
The first round of grants opens at 8 a.m. Wednesday and closes at 11:59 p.m. on January 8, with approvals announced starting January 13.
Grant amounts will vary from $5,000 to $25,000, depending on the applicant's annual gross revenue. Nonprofits are also eligible to apply. For more information about the grants, visit careliefgrant.com.