Get Vaccinated at Milpitas Sports Center, CA Small Business Relief Grant,
work2future Job Fair, SVOG Grant Portal Now Open
City of Milpitas - Office of Economic Development | April 27, 2021
Get Vaccinated at the Milpitas Sports Center this Wednesday! (Age 16+)
In partnership with Santa Clara County, Recreation and Community Services is hosting the first County Vaccination site in Milpitas on Wednesday, April 28th at the Milpitas Sports Center (1325 E. Calaveras Blvd.) from 10am-4pm while supplies last. The clinic is walk up and can accommodate 500 people! This is a 2-dose vaccine (Pfizer) and so a second dose appointment will be made for those that get vaccinated while they are onsite at the clinic.

On April 21, President Biden announced a paid leave tax credit legislation that would "offset the cost for employers with fewer than 500 employees to provide full pay for any time their employees need to get a COVID-19 vaccination or recover from that vaccination." Please read more about this new policy here.

Final Round of the California Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Opens April 28
Don’t miss this upcoming deadline to apply for Round 6 of the CA Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant, which gives eligible businesses grants ranging from $5,000-$25,000. For more information on eligibility criteria and to find a lender, visit their website.

Round 6: Wednesday, April 28th at 9:00 am through Tuesday, May 4th at 5:00 pm
  • Eligible applicants: current waitlisted small businesses and/or nonprofits not selected in Rounds 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 and new applicants that meet eligibility criteria.
  • Notifications will begin Friday, May 7th
  • Details: Applicants not selected to receive a grant in Rounds 1, 2, 3 & 5 do not need to re-apply and will be automatically moved into Round 6. New applicants will need to apply at
Register for the work2future Job Fair April 28-30
This free, three-day job fair helps you find local job openings and learn more about the participating companies. Each day runs from 11 am - 1 pm.

April 28: Business and Technology
April 29: Healthcare and Public Sector
April 30: Construction and Manufacturing

Don't forget to register here.
Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Now Open
Administered by the Small Business Administration (SBA), the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) gives up to $10 million to eligible live venue operators, theaters, museums, and other eligible businesses. More details about the application process, necessary documentation, and eligibility can be found at this link.
If you have any questions or need business assistance during COVID-19, please visit our website. Additionally, do not hesitate to contact the Office of Economic Development team by sending us an email. Assistance is available in English, Chinese, Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese, and other languages. We will continue to send out pertinent updates as they are made available to keep you informed.

In community spirit,
Alex Andrade
Director of Economic Development
(408) 586-3046