On Monday, May 3, 2021 the City of Rancho Cucamonga launched the COVID-19 Business Relief Grant program funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Community Development Block Grant CARES Act (CDBG-CV). This business relief grant program provides grant assistance to micro- and small-businesses adversely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This program prioritizes assistance to the restaurant and hospitality sector as well as the brick and mortar retail industry. Since the application period opened, the City has received over 400 applications through the City’s program administrator MDG Associates.