Round 8 California Small Business Relief Grant now OPEN


This will support California eligible nonprofit cultural institutions defined as registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit entities that satisfy the criteria for a qualified
small business under the California Relief Grant, but with no limitation on annual gross revenue, and that are in one of the following North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes:
  • 453920 – Art Dealers;
  • 711110 – Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters;
  • 711120 – Dance Companies;
  • 711130 – Musical Groups and Artists;
  • 711190 – Other Performing Arts Companies;
  • 711310 – Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events with facilities;
  • 711320 – Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events without facilities;
  • 711410 – Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures;
  • 711510 – Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers;
  • 712110 – Museums;
  • 712120 – Historical Sites;
  • 712130 – Zoos and Botanical Gardens; or
  • 712190 – Nature Parks & Other Similar Institutions
  •  Important Dates and Information for Round 8:
  • Application Opens: August 27, 2021 at 8:00am PST
  • Application Closes: September 8, 2021 at 6:00pm PST
  • Grant awards will be distributed based on the documented percentage revenue declines based on a reporting
    period comparing Q2 and Q3 of 2020 versus Q2 and Q3 of 2019.
  • Eligible nonprofit cultural institutions must complete a new application even if they already applied
    in Rounds 1,2, 5, or 6 of the COVID-19 Relief Grant Program.
  • Nonprofit cultural institutions that applied in Round 4 do not need to reapply.
  • For
    general questions about the grant overview,
    eligibility, or the application process contact us at 1-916-444-2221 or 1-833-275-7232.
  • For
    technical assistance with application
    submissions, error messages, username/password, or uploading documents contact Lendistry at 1-888-612-4370 from 7:00 AM -7:00 PM.
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The program is administered by the California Office of the Small Business Advocate (CalOSBA) and disbursed through Lendistry, a Community Development Financial
Institution serving as the Intermediary. We’re reaching out to encourage you to apply for a grant if you are in need and to offer you assistance in applying for the grant through the CHCC network.
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