To be eligible, a business must:
Meet the definition of a small business as defined in California Government Code 14837: (d) (1) (A) “Small business” means an independently owned and operated business that is not dominant in its field of operation, the principal office of which is located in California, the officers of which are domiciled in California, and which, together with affiliates, has 100 or fewer employees, and average annual gross receipts of ten million dollars ($10,000,000) or less over the previous three years.
Have been allowed to reopen by the State, but ordered to remain closed by the County of Los Angeles Health Officer Order as of September 4, 2020.
Breweries with no kitchen – Brewery License 23, wineries with no kitchen - Type 2 License, miniature golf parks, batting cage facilities, kart racing centers, and tanning salons.
Businesses located in the County of Los Angeles, including the City of Los Angeles, are eligible to apply, however, priority will be given to businesses located in the County. See Application and Selection Process tab for more details.
The physical business address as listed on a business license will be used to qualify the location of the business. If a business does not require a business license, the address listed with the Secretary of State will be used. If the business is owned by a sole proprietorship and does not require a business license, applicant shall submit an executed business lease or deed to validate business’ location.
Businesses that have already received assistance from other Los Angeles County or City of Los Angeles CARES Act or COVID-funded programs, ARE NOT eligible for this Program. Applicant must show that if awarded grant funds, the funds will not be used to cover expenses previously paid with a Payroll Protection Program (PPP) loan.