Businesses must face a variety of struggles. Some are widespread, like hiring challenges and the negative fallout from the pandemic. Others are quite specific, like needing to relocate due to local construction. Local governments aim to help their business communities withstand these challenges through grant funding programs. If you’re looking for local small business grant opportunities in your area, check out the current programs below.
Chula Vista ARPA Grants
Chula Vista, California recently passed a $3.6 million grant program to support small businesses. The program uses American Rescue Plan Act funds to help local businesses impacted by the pandemic. The city provided about $2 million in relief funds back in 2020. But this program has expanded eligibility requirements, so even home-based businesses and nonprofits can apply. Eligible businesses and organizations can apply for up to $10,000. Grants will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis; city officials estimate it will