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Monterey County CA Microbusiness COVID19 Relief Grant Program Open

Monday, March 28, 2022 - 12:00am to Friday, May 12, 2023 - 5:00pm
In order to support small business employers facing financial impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Monterey County Workforce Development Board, in partnership with the California Office of the Small Business Advocate (CalOSBA) has established the COVID-19 Microbusiness Grant fund.


The fund will provide grants to eligible small employers experiencing economic stresses caused by the pandemic. At minimum $455,000 is available for at least 180 businesses to receive grants of $2,500.


Please visit https://www.montereycountywdb.org/monterey-county-works/small-business-g... for more information.  Should you need technical assistance to complete the application, Cal Coastal SBDC is a resource partner. Start the process to work with us by clicking on the green "get started" button on the home page of our website  https://calcoastalsbdc.com

We have an ON DEMAND video to help with completion of the Monterey Vendor Data Form https://ucmsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/14625


Important note: The application period began on March 28, 2022, and will remain open until May 12, 2023. MANY grants have been awarded, don't procrastinate and apply NOW 
  • You may submit your application one of three ways: online (preferred and recommended method https://www.montereycountywdb.org/monterey-county-works/small-business-grants-2/), in-person at the MCWDB office at 344 Salinas Street, Suite 101, Salinas, CA 93901 (Monday-Friday between 8:30 am – 4:30 pm), or by mail to the Monterey County Workforce Development Board, 344 Salinas, Suite 101, Salinas, CA 93901


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