Small Business Grant Opportunities


  • Restaurants Care Resilience Fund$5,000, Applications open April 15, due May 7. SoCalGas will contribute $1 million in aid from its donor advised fund to help small restaurants with improvements, upgrades, employee retention and to manage debt, losses and rising costs. Funding for these grants is made possible by SoCalGas, PG&E, and SDG&E.
  • Verizon Small Business Digital Ready$10,000, Applications due May 12. A specific focus on helping diverse and under-resourced business owners. Small businesses can unlock the application for this round of grant funding by first registering on Verizon Small Business Digital Ready and completing at least two of the following, in any combination: courses, live coaching or community events.
  • Economic Opportunity GrantsUp to $20,000, Applications due May 20. The Los Angeles County Department of Economic Opportunity will disburse more than $54 million in grants to small businesses, microbusinesses and non-profits. Register for a free info session on how to apply.
  • The Pasadena City College Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides high quality, no-cost business & economic development assistance to small businesses & entrepreneurs. Small businesses of all stages and industries are welcome. Learn more and register for their free webinars and workshops.