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  • Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)
    • Applications for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) are now open and close on March 31, 2021. Find a lender here and more information on this program here.
    • The Orange County/Inland Empire SBA District Office is hosting informational webinar through February 4, register here.
  • California Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program:
    • The State of California has launched the California Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program to provide $500 million in grant relief to small businesses and nonprofits. Round 2 Applications open on Tuesday, February 2 at 8 a.m. and close on Monday, February 8 at 11:59 p.m. Anaheim and Orange County businesses can apply through a partner website by county here or by language here. Grants from $5,000 to $25,000 are available for small businesses and nonprofits impacted by coronavirus. Businesses and nonprofits must be operating since at least June 1, 2019, to qualify. Grants are not on a first-come, first-served basis. For assistance in applying for this grant, connect with an Orange County Inland Empire SBDC Network Business Consultant here or view the business or nonprofit application guides. Find more information on this program here.
  • Economic Injury Disaster Loans:
    • Update: On December 31, 2020, SBA announced the extension of the Economic Injury Disaster Loan application deadline to December 31, 2021.
    • SBA'S Economic Injury Disaster Loan program provides small businesses with working capital loans up to $2 million that can provide vital economic support to small businesses to help overcome the temporary loss of revenue. For more information, visit SBA'S website here.
  • California Rebuilding Fund:
    • The California Rebuilding Fund is a loan program supporting California’s small businesses and promoting equity and resiliency in business recovery. Businesses with 50 or fewer full-time equivalent employees and gross revenues of $2.5 million or less in 2019 are eligible to apply. Loans are flexible and designed to help businesses access the capital and advisory services needed to get through these challenging economic times. Businesses can fill out a pre-application here and be matched with a participating community lender. This program is meant to be a resource in the market for the next year as businesses pivot and recover. This fund will help impacted small businesses rebuild from the economic crisis and keep local economies strong. Find more information on this program here.
  • Take It Outdoors: Restaurant Relief Grant Program:
    • Update: Due to the state's new regional stay home order, which prohibits outdoor dining, this program is on pause. Restaurants can still apply for a grant or reimbursement and applications will be reviewed in preparation for when the state's restrictions have been lifted. Checks and applications will be processed once the state's restrictions on outdoor dining has been lifted.
    • Anaheim Restaurants can get up to $2,000 through our Restaurant Relief Grant Program to expand their outdoor dining space. This could include purchase of shade structures or umbrellas, decor, barricades or even renting tables and chairs. Applications are now open and will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, funds are limited. Click here to download the application. For questions, call (714) 765-4925 or email outdoor@anaheim.net.
  • California Grants Portal:
    • The California State Library launched the California Grants Portal website with state-administered grant and loan opportunities offered on a competitive or first-come basis. Individuals, businesses and nonprofits can browse and tailor their grant and loan searches by applicant type, category and timeframe. The website hosts numerous grants and loans in various categories including health and human services, education and more. Explore potential funding opportunities at the California Grants Portal website.
  • Express Bridge Loan:
    • SBA loan for small businesses that currently have a business relationship with a SBA Express Lender to access up to $25,000 quickly. These loans can provide vital economic support to small businesses and assist with temporary loss of revenue, and can be used as term loans or to bridge the fap while applying for a direct SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan. Find more information here.
  • Capital Loans:
    • SBA works with lenders to provide loans to small businesses. Loans guaranteed by the SBA range from small to large and can be used for most business purposes, including long-term fixed assets and operating capital. Disaster Relief Loan Guarantee Program California's Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank (IBank) is issuing loan guarantees of up to 95 percent of the loan through its partner Financial Development Corporations. This program will help lenders and small businesses by providing loan guarantees of up to $1 million for small business owners in declared disaster areas. California Capital Access Program Office of the California State Treasurer is offering a small business loan program with special disaster assistance. Read more on this program here.
  • Disaster Relief Loan Guarantee Program:
    • California's Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank (IBank) is issuing loan guarantees of up to 95 percent of the loan through its partner Financial Development Corporations. This program will help lenders and small businesses by providing loan guarantees of up to $1 million for small business owners in declared disaster areas. Find more information on this program here.
  • California Capital Access Program:
    • The Office of the California State Treasurer is offering a small business loan program with special disaster assistance. Read more on this program here.
  • C-19 Recovery Loan:
    • CDC Small Business Finance is offering recovery loans up to $250,000 for for-profit California businesses whose operations, revenue, and staffing have been disrupted due to coronavirus, need funding for working capital or inventory, or are fully or partially operational who are in compliance with state and local coronavirus regulatory requirements. These loans are offered at a variable interest rate and 10-year loan term. Find more information here.