Resources for Small Businesses



The California Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant will OPEN DECEMBER 30. A total of $475 million will be available in two rounds. Round one will distribute $237 million and opens December 30 at 6am and closes January 8 at 11:59pm.  Lendistry will act as the intermediary to administer and distribute the funds. 


The Sierra Small Business Development Center is working with our statewide SBDC network to provide information and technical assistance to applicants.  To prepare for this grant, click on the link below to review instructions to assist you:


California Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Training

THREE TIPS TO APPLY:  (Included in the link slides above)


1.  Use Google Chrome to apply.  You can install Google Chrome for free.


2.  Use a valid email address.


3.  Scan your documents properly.  The link above will take you to acceptable downloads (under Tips).

For more information, click on the link below.

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You can find industry-specific guidance at