COVID-19 Relief Small Business Grant Program

Grants of up to $1,000 Available for reimbursement of personal protective equipment and utility bills.  Businesses financially impacted by the Coronavirus in Lake Forest that meet eligibility requirements.

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INFORMATIONAL WEBINARS:

  • Monday, October 12 at 11 a.m.
  • Monday, October 19 at 2 p.m.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE WEBINARS

APPLICATION PERIOD:

           Monday, October 19 at 9 a.m. - Monday, November 2 at 5 p.m.

Click here to view and complete the application

Business Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be an existing business physically located within the City in a commercial, industrial, or office structure (not a home-based business).
  • Be able to demonstrate adverse impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Must have 50 or fewer employees, including the owner.
  • Must submit a complete application, all required documentation.
  • Be a permitted use in the City pursuant to the City's zoning ordinance.
  • Must provide true copies of receipts, invoices, statements, and/or canceled checks in support of reimbursement request.
  • All alternative sources of funds received, awarded, or applied for from any other COVID-19 pandemic relief fund, and including insurance, must be identified and may not be used for the same purpose(s) as this grant.

Click HERE for Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

Need Help?

Contact the Orange County Small Business Development Center (SBDC).  The SBDC can help with your application and help awardees with additional funding requirements - at no cost.

Contact them at: 1-800-616-7232 or visit them online to book an appointment: ociesmallbusiness.org

COVID-19 Small Business Grant Program