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SMALL BUSINESS GRANT PROGRAM.

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On Tuesday, June 9, 2020, the Glendale City Council approved the Small Business Grant Program to help Glendale small businesses experiencing difficulties related to COVID-19.

 

The Program consists of two grants:

  1. Small Business Recovery Grant

  2. Low Income Small Business Grant

ROUND 2 - NOW CLOSED

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
The following general requirements apply to both grants. Please review the individual grant guidelines for all requirements and details. 

  • Businesses may only apply for one of the grants

  • Business must be located in Glendale in a property zoned for commercial use (check your address here).

  • Businesses receiving a Round 1 grant are not eligible to apply for Round 2 funding.

An additional $650,000 of funding has been granted to the Small Business Grant Program. This additional funding will allow the City to launch a 2nd round of applications to open November 2020.

Round 1 of the City of Glendale’s Low-Income Small Business Grant and Small Business Recovery Grant closed July 15, 2020.

YOU MAY APPLY FOR  ONLY ONE OF THESE GRANTS

LOW INCOME SMALL BUSINESS GRANT

or

SMALL BUSINESS RECOVERY GRANT

Application Period:

  • Opens: November 2, 2020 at 12:00 PM

  • Closes: November 6, 2020 at 12:00 PM


A one-time $5,000 grant to assist restaurants and small non-essential businesses with general operational  expenses.

  • Must employ low-income individuals

  • Must not have more than 25 employees,

  • Must be in operation for a minimum of one year,

  • Must be in a property zoned for commercial use in Glendale,

  • Businesses that received Federal pandemic funding
    may not  apply.

  •  Must meet all eligibility criteria listed in the
    Grant Guidelines.

Application Period:

  • Opens: November 16, 2020 at 12:00 PM

  • Closes: November 20, 2020 at 12:00 PM

 

A one-time $5,000 grant to small businesses to assist with operating expenses.

  • Must be in operation for a minimum of 6 months as of November, 16, 2020,

  • provide employment to 500 or fewer individuals, and

  • be in a property zoned for commercial use in Glendale.

  • Businesses that received Federal pandemic funding may  apply. 

  •  Must meet all eligibility criteria listed in the
    Grant Guidelines.

INFO MEETINGS

An informational webinar was held on Thursday, October 29 from 4PM - 5PM to help potential applicants understand the difference between each grant & determine which one is best for them.

 

Watch the entire webinar here:

CONTACT US

For more information, please call (818) 548-2067

or email smallbusinessgrant@glendaleca.gov.

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