GILROY, CA — The city of Gilroy has partnered with the Chamber of Commerce to launch a grant program for small businesses amid the pandemic.
Businesses operating within the city limits may qualify for a one-time business relief grant of up to $10,000 using federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding.
Grants are based on the number of full-time equivalent employees as of March 17, 2020, when shelter-in-place orders went into effect.
The maximum grant award is $5,000 for businesses with 2 to 10 employees $10,000 for businesses with 11 to 25 employees
The funds can be used for working capital such as rent, payroll, utilities and inventory.
The application period ends Friday at 5:00 p.m.
Grant applications are available on the City’s webpage.
Online: Grant applications can be e-mailed directly to email@example.com