On Tuesday, September 1, 2020, the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors approved the allocation of $2.5 million dollars from federal CARES Act funding received by the County to put towards a local Business Stabilization Grant Program.
In partnership with Working Solutions, a Bay Area CDFI, small businesses in Sonoma County with between 1 and 30 employees will be able to apply for grants of $2,500 to $15,000 in Covid-19 relief funding to use towards expenses including payroll, utilities, rent or mortgage expenses.
The grant application window is now open and small business owners should be prepared to apply with the following necessary documents:
Required information: Copy of Business license or copy of utility bill in business' name, total pre-Covid-19 and current employment figures and annual business income.
The application window closes Mon. Oct. 18, at 11:59 p.m. and recipients will be notified by the end of Oct.