Stanislaus County Business Grants will be awarded to eligible and qualified business applicants. Grant funds shall be used for operational needs such as payroll, lease/mortgage payments, materials, supplies, and services. Completed applications with all required documentation must be submitted by August 28, 2020 at 5:00 pm to be reviewed for eligibility.
All grants will be awarded based on a weighted criteria (1) Prior business health, (2) COVID-19 impact, (3) business planning/impact. Grants will not exceed maximum amounts listed below. A minimum of 50% , or $5 million dollars, of available funding will be allocated to support eligible small businesses (as defined below).
Grants up to $25,000 for Small Businesses
Businesses that employed 50 or less full-time equivalent employees for 12 months prior to the COVID-19 mandated closures on March 19, 2020 are eligible for a maximum award of $25,000 in grant funding.
Grants up to $50,000 for Medium/Large Businesses
Businesses that employed over 50 full-time equivalent employees for 12 months prior to the COVID-19 mandated closures on March 19, 2020 are eligible for a maximum award of $50,000 in grant funding.