The City of Santa Clarita and SCVEDC Award Local Small Businesses with COVID Relief Grants
The City of Santa Clarita and Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation (SCVEDC) are excited to announce that 149 small businesses within the Santa Clarita Valley were approved to receive a one-time financial reimbursement for COVID-related expenses of up to $5,000 per individual business, as a part of the Santa Clarita Small Business COVID Relief Grant.
Interested applicants began receiving their approval or denial letters beginning on Thursday, November 19. Verified eligible businesses that have met all specified grant qualifications and requirements can expect to receive grant funds by the end of the year.
The Santa Clarita Small Business COVID Relief Grant program was developed utilizing CARES Act funding to provide local small businesses with a one-time financial reimbursement for expenses incurred from business interruption due to COVID-19 impacts. The Program was approved by the City Council on October 13, 2020, in response to the urgent needs of Santa Clarita’s business community due to the global pandemic. The Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation (SCVEDC) has partnered with the City throughout the life cycle of this program to maximize its impact and expand its reach to eligible small businesses located throughout the Santa Clarita Valley, both in the City of Santa Clarita and in surrounding unincorporated Los Angeles County areas.
For more information about the Santa Clarita Small Business COVID Relief Grant, please contact Administrative Analyst for Business Development, Monica Fawcett at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation (SCVEDC) is a unique private / public partnership representing the united effort of regional industry and government leaders. The SCVEDC utilizes an integrated approach to attracting, retaining and expanding a diversity of businesses in the Santa Clarita Valley, especially those in key industry clusters, by offering competitive business services and other resources.