Small Business Grant Programs

New grant programs will be included here as they become available.  

The Employer Assistance Grant Fund which will contribute a total of $500,000 to local businesses and non-profits.  The County will start taking applications tomorrow, Wednesday, April 8th at 8 AM.  For information on the application process, click HERE In order to qualify, businesses must:

  • Be a for-profit corporation, partnership, or nonprofit with a for-profit activity in Los Angeles County;

  • Have between 2 and 50 full-time employees;

  • Have less than $2 million in gross receipts or annual revenue;

  • Have been established on or before Dec. 4, 2019;

  • Be able to produce tax returns; and

  • Demonstrate significant economic hardship as a result of COVID-19. Businesses that have demonstrated evidence of a loss of revenue of at least 20% will have met this burden.


Businesses can use the money to:

  • Pay mortgages, rent or utilities;

  • Cover working capital costs;

  • Pay for inventory;

  • Bridge funding to other lenders, such as Small Business Administration Payroll Protection; and

  • Pay down other debt incurred before the covered period