County Resources (KER)

  1. General resources:
    1.  For the most up-to-date information, see:
  2. Financial resources:
    1. Kern Community Foundation Relief Fund Grant for Nonprofits, the Kern Community Foundation, has established a COVID-19 relief fund for nonprofits. See:
    2. b. The City of Bakersfield has launched a program designed to help small businesses stay afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic through the ReSTART Loan-to-Grant Program, which will provide grants to eligible small businesses operating in the City of Bakersfield for amounts ranging from $3,500 to 5,000. See:

Federal Resources

State Resources


Apply today to the California Rebuilding Fund

А loan program to support California’s small businesses — especially those located in economically disadvantaged and historically under-banked areas of the state. Businesses who employed 50 or less full-time equivalent employees (FTEs) and had gross revenues of less than $2.5 million or below in 2019 are eligible to apply.