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Stanislaus County Micro Grants Now Available!

Posted On: 
Monday, April 13, 2020 - 4:03pm


We know that your business may be facing hardships because of the COVID-19 outbreak. A little help might be just what you need to get to the other side of this crisis. Stanislaus County Bridge Funding is a micro-grant program  designed to  help you sustain your small business and employees.

Who's eligible?

1 million dollars in funding will be granted to sustain small businesses in Stanislaus County.

Stanislaus County will award micro-grants up to 10,000 to qualified businesses. 

Businesses must meet the following criteria to qualify

In business for at least one year   |   Up to 50 full-time employees

Have a current County or City Business License/Permit  |  Provide proof of financial hardship due to COVID-19

No involvement in illegal activity at local, State or Federal levels

The following businesses are not eligible for funding

Lending and investment institutions   |   Insurance companies

Golf courses, race tracks, or gambling facilities   |   Nonprofit entities

Home based businesses   |   Chain Stores


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