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Posted on: July 26, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Latino Restaurant Association Offering $2,500 Microgrants for Latino & AAPI Owned Restaurants

MPK News Release - LRA Microgrant for Latino and AAPI Owned Restaurant

Applications now being accepted through August 13  

The Latino Restaurant Association (LRA) presents an exciting opportunity that could boost growth and prosperity for Monterey Park restaurants: a $2,500 microgrant designed to support Latinos and Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) owned restaurants. LRA firmly supports restaurants, which is why they are enthusiastic about providing this microgrant to help restaurants enhance their operations, elevate service quality and contribute to culinary innovation.  

Use your microgrant for:

  • Interior equipment.
  • Technology upgrades.
  • Outdoor dining patios.
  • Employee benefits.

If you are interested in taking advantage of this exceptional opportunity, we encourage you to review the eligibility criteria and submit your application online at  

Feel free to share this information with other restaurants that you believe could benefit from this initiative. Funding for microgrants made possible by SoCalGas. If you have any questions, please email LRA at or call 626-487-9085.  

Seize this opportunity to elevate your restaurant to the next level. Don't let this chance pass you by!  

Media Contact 
Joseph Torres, Economic Development Manager

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