MicroBusiness Covid Relief Grants
Application Window is Closed

Application Window is CLOSED

The Ventura County Microbusiness Covid-19 Relief Grant application window is now closed. If you applied for a grant please log in to your account to check your grant status. 

NOTE FOR GRANT RECIPIENTS: If you have not received the check by the end of June, please contact the Call Center at 888-405-1004.

Additionally, we encourage you to deposit or cash your check as soon as possible to avoid losing or destruction of the check. 

Funded in part through a Grant from the California Office of the Small Business Advocate.

Basic Eligibility

Other Eligibility

Ventura County reserves the right to ask for additional documentation to verify eligibility or prevent possible fraud.

Required Documentation

To be eligible, applicants must provide the following documents. Documents must be scanned in color and not be expired. 

How Recipients will be Determined

  • Applications will be accepted from March 16 at 8 am until April 12 at 6 pm, regardless of whether grant funds have been exhausted.
  • Applications will be evaluated based on a first come, first serve basis; however, applications that meet one or more of the priority factors will be given priority for grant awards.
  • Microbusinesses that received a County of Ventura COVID-19 Business Assistance Grant program will be considered the lowest priority for grant awards.
  • Grants will be awarded until grant funds are exhausted.

Priority Factors

Microbusinesses that are majority-owned and operated on a daily basis by a group that faces systemic barriers to accessing capital. 

Nonprofit microbusinesses must have a board of directors’ majority in one of these groups.

Ineligible Organizations

Types of organizations not eligible include:

Eligible Uses of Funds

The following are the eligible uses of grant funds:

Ineligible Uses of Funds