The City of Santa Clarita and Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation Award Local Small Businesses with Relief Grants.

Santa Clarita, Calif. – The City of Santa Clarita and Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation (SCVEDC) are excited to announce that 149 small businesses within the Santa Clarita Valley were approved to receive a one-time financial reimbursement for crisis expenses of up to $5,000 per individual business, as a part of the Santa Clarita small business relief grant program.

            Interested applicants began receiving their approval or denial letters beginning on Thursday, November 19. Verified eligible businesses that have met all specified grant qualifications and requirements can expect to receive grant funds by the end of the year.

            The program was developed utilizing CARES Act funding to provide local small businesses with a one-time financial reimbursement for expenses incurred from business interruption. The Program was approved by the City Council on October 13, 2020, in response to the urgent needs of Santa Clarita’s business community due to the global crisis. The Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation (SCVEDC) has partnered with the City throughout the life cycle of this program to maximize its impact and expand its reach to eligible small businesses located throughout the Santa Clarita Valley, both in the City of Santa Clarita and in surrounding unincorporated Los Angeles County areas.

            For more information about the program, please contact Administrative Analyst for Business Development, Monica Fawcett at mfawcett@santa-clarita.com.

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