December 28, 2020
Dear Business Representative,
I hope you are having a great holiday season.
Last week, we informed you that Congress approved a $900 billion coronavirus relief package. President Trump over the weekend signed into law the $900 billion relief package, which is set to deliver vital economic aid to millions of struggling households and businesses. A summary of the bill can be found by clicking here
The State of California will begin accepting applications starting on December 30, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. for its COVID Relief Grant program, a new $500 million grant program for small businesses and non-profit organizations that have been impacted by health and safety restrictions implemented as a result of the pandemic. Successful recipients will receive grants ranging from $5,000 to $25,000. Applications for the program will close on January 8, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. Click here
The County of Santa Clara created a business engagement landing page on its COVID-19 website with valuable resources and information. Information can be found here
or by calling the new COVID-19 Business Call Center at (408) 961-5500. If you have any questions or need business assistance during COVID-19, please visit our website
and do not hesitate to contact the Office of Economic Development team by sending an email
. Assistance is available in English, Chinese, Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese, and other languages.
In community spirit,
Economic Development Director
Phone: (408) 586-3046
455 E. Calaveras Blvd., Milpitas CA 95035