Microbusiness COVID-19 Relief Grant (MBCRG) Program

Funded by California Office of the Small Business Advocate and San Joaquin County.

Application Period Open until all awards have been disbursed.
Now accepting applications. The application is available in the Application Packet link below. All applications will need to be emailed in to smallbusinessgrant@sjgov.org.

For questions please email smallbusinessgrantquestions@sjgov.org.
  • Application period open until all awards have been disbursed.
  • One time grant of $5000, $2500 from the California Office of the Small Business Advocate, and $2500 from San Joaquin County.
  • Cannot have received the California Small Business Covid-19 Relief Grant Program. Check for your business name here:  https://business.ca.gov/about/publications/ (PPP and local grants are fine.)
  • Business income (gross revenues) must be less than $50,000, but more than $1,000, in 2019, 2020, and 2021.
  • Must have been in business prior to December 31, 2019
  • Must have valid tax ID or social security number
  • Must have less than five full time employees
  • Businesses must be in San Joaquin County and currently active and operating

Call (209) 468-3500 select option 6 | Monday — Friday, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (*Se habla español)


Small Business Assistance Grant - Round 4

Application Period Closed
The application period has closed. Existing Applicants can still use the links below to access the system.
  • Application period September 1, 2021 — September 30, 2021.
  • Grants will be issued on a first come, first served basis while funding lasts
  • Business income (gross revenues) must have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Must have been in business since 1/01/2020 and have a valid business license (or equivalent license to do business in San Joaquin County)
  • Up to $100,000 available for past due (unpaid) rent, mortgage and utilities, or reimbursement of paid rent, mortgage, utilities, and PPE during the documented period of financial harm due to the pandemic (with proper documentation)

SJC Round 4 Small Business Assistance Grant Walkthrough

Analyst Katie Poole provides a walkthrough tutorial for the Round 4 Small Business Assistance Grant from San Joaquin County.

For assistance, please Email SmallBusinessGrantQuestions@sjgov.org or
Call (209) 468-3500 select option 6 | Monday — Friday, 9:00 AM — 4:00 PM *Se hable español


Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)

The Federal and California State Governments have made funding available for residents of San Joaquin County to provide assistance in paying past due rent and utilities. Eligibility criteria for the ERAP includes the following:
  • You must reside in the unincorporated County or one of the following cities: Escalon, Lathrop, Lodi, Manteca, Ripon, or Tracy. Residents of Stockton (within city-limits) should apply on the City of Stockton website: stocktonca.gov
  • Household income must be at or below 80% of the Area Median Income
  • You must have suffered financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic (loss of job, reduction in hours, or reduction in salary)
  • To apply, please go to the Housing is Key Website
Personal Protective Equipment Grant — Application Period Open

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