By Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center
We are excited to let you know that Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center in partnership with the Contra Costa CDBG has started a Contra Costa County Micro-Enterprise Relief Fund. The Contra Costa County Micro-Enterprise Relief Fund offers grants to Contra Costa County micro-businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This program aims to provide relief to micro-enterprises in order to help them survive this crisis and to maintain the provision of goods and services for Contra Costa County residents.
For the purposes of this fund, we define a micro-enterprise as a for profit entity with:
- A maximum of 5 employees
- Less than $100,000 in annual revenue
- *Registered, in good standing with, and operating in Contra Costa County cities except for Walnut Creek, Concord, Pittsburg, and Antioch
If you fit these qualifications, you can now apply for the Contra Costa County Micro-Enterprise Relief Fund!
Please find the application here: https://tinyurl.com/ccc-micro-enterprise-fund
This Relief Fund will provide working capital grants of $1,000 – $10,000. Grants can be used to cover costs such as COVID-19 precaution supplies (PPE), safety remodeling (plexiglass, spacing tape, construction labor), facade improvements and signage, online platform fees and social media marketing to further online sales, commercial rents, employee salaries and other operating costs.
For more eligibility criteria please visit this page: https://www.rencenter.org/contra-costa-county-micro-enterprise-relief-fund/
The application period will end on Wednesday, November 11 at Midnight PST.