San Jose City Council has extended the deadline to June 30 to apply for a city program that offers up to $ 15,000 in grants to support small businesses with outstanding rents and public service debts related to COVID -19.
San Jose business owners who were unable to pay commercial rent at any time between March 24, 2020 and August 19, 2021 may be eligible for a $ 5,000 San Jose City Council grant. and $ 15,000, according to San Jose office officials. of Economic Development.
The city set aside $ 2.75 million in federal funds under the U.S. Rescue Plan Act to provide up to 300 grants to small businesses, businesses or businesses.
The Enterprise Foundation through the Access Small Business Development Center will administer the grant program on behalf of San Jose City Council.
Small businesses must meet certain criteria to be eligible. Among other things, the company must be based in San Jose, have fewer than 10 full-time employees and earn less than $ 3 million in 2020 or 2021.
For more information or to apply for a grant, visit the Access Small Business Development Center website, https://www.accesssbdc.org/sjrr22/