Final Round: Small Business Relief Grants | Senator Anthony J Portantino


Dear Friends and Neighbors,

Last year, the California Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program provided micro grants ranging from $5,000 to $25,000 to eligible small businesses and nonprofits impacted by COVID-19 and the related health and safety restrictions.

This year, we have allocated an additional $2.1 billion. The California Office of the Small Business Advocate, through their selected intermediary, Lendistry, is administering the new allocation.

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The final round is the last window to apply.

Final Round: April 28 – May 4

Eligible applicants: current waitlisted small businesses and/or nonprofits not selected in Rounds 1, 2, 3, or 5 and new applicants that meet eligibility criteria found at

Eligible grant award: $5,000 – $25,000

Details: applicants not selected to receive a grant in Rounds 1, 2, 3 & 5 do not need to re-apply and will be automatically moved into Round 6.
New applicants: apply at

If you are small business owner who already applied for a loan, do not worry about reapplying. If you have not applied, additional information on eligibility, required documentation and the application can be found at

My office will work to keep you informed of any new developments on the programs that can help your small business, if you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact my office at (818) 409-0400.


Hon. Anthony J. Portantino
Senator, District 25