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San Pablo B2B COVID-19 Micro Relief Fund (“Back to Business”)

The next application window takes place January 25 – February 7. 

Is your small business facing economic disruption due to the COVID-19 Pandemic?

San Pablo EDC in collaboration with the City of San Pablo may be able to help!

The City of San Pablo in collaboration with San Pablo Economic Development Corporation is providing a one-time grant of $5,000 to small businesses that have experienced adverse financial impact due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Funded by the City of San Pablo, the San Pablo Micro-Enterprise COVID-19 Relief Program will provide grants to 10 small businesses within the incorporated City of San Pablo.

The new San Pablo Micro-Enterprise COVID-19 Relief Grant is designed to help San Pablo small businesses through the COVID-19 pandemic.

The working capital must be used for lease payments, payroll, utilities, business supplies (including PPE), equipment purchases that expand operations, and investments in software or technology that allow for a shift to online operations. Other expenses may be eligible as reviewed on a case by case basis.

The Covid-19 Small Business Loan offers:

Up to $5,000, 12-month, unsecured, 0% interest, forgivable loan.

•   At the end of the 12-month term, the business must fulfill compliance components for full forgiveness to an eligible San Pablo business that can demonstrate financially detrimental COVID-19 impacts. The business is fully responsible for timely compliance.

•   Loan applications will be considered on a first-come, first-serve basis.

•   ITIN borrowers are welcome to apply.

•   Business technical support available.


San Pablo Micro-Enterprise COVID-19 Relief Grant application period will be open from 12/1/2020, 8:00 AM to 12/13/2020, at 5:00 pm. Late applications will not be accepted.

For licensed businesses with storefronts within the jurisdictional boundaries of the City of San Pablo who meet eligibility requirements.

The selection process will consist of an initial screening of applicants based on priority criteria, followed by a lottery should the number of qualified applicants exceed the amount of funding available.

Applicants will receive a notification email after the selection process is complete.

If you have questions about submitting an application or for eligibility requirements, please email


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