County Board Approves Small Business Stimulus Program; Accepting Grant Applications

In a report published July 7, 2020, the San Diego County Board of Supervisors announced that local small businesses and restaurants suffering financial losses due to COVID-19 can now apply for a grant from the County of San Diego. The Board of Supervisors approved a new Small Business Stimulus Program Tuesday during a Board meeting that also included a report on the behavioral health aspects of COVID-19.

For-profit and nonprofit businesses can apply for grant money if they can show losses and costs are a direct result of the pandemic. Board supervisors had approved using $17 million in CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Fund funds last May to help restaurants and small businesses. Tuesday, the supervisors approved the implementation of the program. Businesses are urged to apply early. Applications are available now through Oct. 16 – subject to available funding.

For more information on the Business Stimulus Program, and other County News including current COVID-19 data summaries, visit https://www.countynewscenter.com/county-board-approves-small-business-stimulus-program/

For related posts from UCCA, visit https://www.universitycitynews.org/category/community-health/

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