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Posted on: January 20, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Second Round of CA COVID-19 Relief Grants for Small Businesses Starts February 2

MPK News Release - 2nd Round CA Small Biz COVID-19 Grant Program 1-20-21

Grants up to $25,000 support small businesses and nonprofits impacted by COVID-19 pandemic  

The second round of applications for the California COVID-19 Relief Grants for Small Businesses will open at 8:00 a.m., February 2, 2021 and will run through 6:00 p.m., February 8, 2021. Applicants who submitted all necessary documents in the first round and met eligibility requirements, but did not receive a grant, do not need to reapply; their applications will be rolled over for consideration in the second round.  

The CA Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program provides grants ranging from $5,000 to $25,000 to micro and small businesses and nonprofits that have been impacted by the pandemic. It is not a first-come, first-served program, nor a rolling approval process. All applications will be reviewed following the application deadline. Approval notifications will be on a rolling basis February 11-18, 2021.  

Mission-based lenders and small business advisory and technical assistance providers will continue to assist small businesses with the application process in multiple languages and formats in the second round. Many of the State-supported small business centers, which prioritize the expansion of technical assistance to underserved business groups, will also be available to help.  

For more information on grant requirements and eligibility, please visit, or contact the City of Monterey Park Economic Development team at 626-307-1385. Our team can also assist with other resources to help Monterey Park businesses recover and keep workers employed.  

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Joseph Torres, Economic Development Manager

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