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Monterey County Small Business Relief Program

Monterey County Workforce Development Board to administer up to $425,000 in CARES Act funding
for small business relief on behalf of the County Board of Supervisors

Grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded to 40-50 small businesses that are operated and headquartered in Monterey County, have no more than 50 full-time equivalent employees, and have experienced economic hardship since the shelter-in-place order effective March 18, 2020. Businesses located in unincorporated areas, in industry sectors disproportionately impacted by the crisis, or who have not previously received COVID-19-related financial assistance will be given priority, however these are not requirements. Grant funds awarded to qualified businesses may be used for reimbursement of payroll and rent/lease expenses incurred during the period of economic impact and equipment/supplies purchased in order to reopen or continue operating safely (such as Personal Protective Equipment or outdoor dining equipment).

Applicants should review the SBRP Fact Sheet for more information to ensure eligibility before completing the online application, which will be available on the MCWDB website from November 2 – 15, 2020. The MCWDB will host a series of informational webinars October 27 through October 29 to provide detailed information about eligibility requirements and instructions on how to complete the application (see webinar details below). Small business applicants will be notified of their awards by November 20, 2020. For more information, go the or contact the Monterey County Workforce Development Board by email at



El Condado de Monterey, a través de su Programa de Ayuda para Pequeños Negocios CARES del Condado de Monterey, está brindando asistencia financiera
a los pequeños negocios locales que han experimentado una pérdida de ingresos debido al COVID-19. Este programa proporciona hasta $10,000 en reembolsos financiados con subvenciones a negocios con 50 o menos empleados a tiempo completo para gastos operativos elegibles relacionados con COVID-19.

Para obtener más información, consulte nuestra Hoja de datos / Preguntas frecuentes o comuníquese con la Junta de Desarrollo de la Fuerza Laboral del Condado de Monterey a Para aplicar al Programa de Ayuda para Pequeños Negocios CARES del Condado de Monterey, por favor de visitar nuestro sitio web . Las aplicaciónes se aceptarán a partir del 2 de noviembre del 2020 hasta el 15 de noviembre del 2020.

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