Adam Van de Water
Senior Management Analyst
Theresa De La Vega
1052 S. Livermore Avenue
Livermore, CA 94550
(925) 960-4045 Fax
(925) 960-4104 TDD
Monday to Friday
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Closed on Holidays
Citywide Small Business Assistance Grant Program
On August 24, 2020, the City Council authorized the City Manager to implement the Citywide Small Business Assistance Grant Program and appropriate $2 Million from the General Fund for the program. The program will issue grants between $2,000 and $20,000 to reimburse up to 50% of a small businesses’ eligible expenses to acquire services or equipment needed to remain competitive throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
The online application link below became live on Monday, August 31st. As of Wednesday, September 2nd, we have received 39 applications requesting over $535,000 in cumulative funding. The following are a few things to remember before starting the application process:
1) Please read the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) before applying. Click here to access the FAQs
2) Funding is available as a 50% reimbursement for one-time purchases that helped your business get back to business during the COVID-19 public health emergency
3) Rent, Utilities, payroll, and general operating expenses are not eligible expenses and will not be considered for funding
4) We are happy to answer any questions and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
CITYWIDE SMALL BUSINESS ASSISTANCE GRANT APPLICATION LINK
Click the "Apply via ZoomGrants" below to start your applicationApply via ZoomGrants™
For the main City COVID-19 page, click here
For a one-page COVID 19 Business Resources List, including local resources, click here
United States Small Business Administration Guide-
Recover Livermore- Guide to a safe reopening
The 2019 Economic Development Strategic Plan is now available. Click here for a copy.
Click here for a copy of our October 28, 2019 presentation to the City Council.
Click here for a copy of our April 8, 2019 presentation to the City Council.
Click here for a copy of the July 1996 Economic Development Strategic Plan
We would like to hear from you. For ideas and suggestions, email us anytime at OIED@cityoflivermore.net
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