• Today, Jan 13 @11am: Get help applying for CAReliefGrant.com
  • Tomorrow, Jan 14 @Noon: Learn about Shuttered Venue Grants
Jan 13: Applications for California State Relief Due TODAY - 11AM WEBINAR
If your business or nonprofit has been affected by COVID-19, you can apply for a grant of $5,000 - $25,000. The deadline for the first round of applications is today, Jan. 13. All the details and links to apply here: CAReliefGrant.com

If you need assistance applying, we recommend attending today's webinar at 11AM hosted by the Small Business Development Center, which will cover the program details and help you know what to do to prepare to apply for the grant, including: 

  • The Grant Program
  • Eligibility Requirements
  • What the funding can be used for
  • The Application
  • Required Documents
  • Who to Contact for Assistance

Jan 14: SBA Webinar on Shuttered Venue Operators Grant
Are you a theatrical producer, talent representative, venue promoter or do you operate a live venue, live performing arts organization, movie house or cultural institution and have been impacted by COVID-19? Register for SBA’s webinar on Thursday, Jan 14, at noon, for a preliminary overview of the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program included in the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues Act.

Eligible organizations with a reduction in revenue due to the COVID-19 pandemic will have the opportunity to receive up to a $10 million grant under the program. This webinar will provide introductory information about the grants, who can apply, how potential organizations can prepare, and additional details on eligibility and applications.  


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