County Resources (SBT)

  1. General resources:
    1. For the most up-to-date information, see: https://www.cosb.us/services/community/covid-19-resources.
  2. Financial resources:
    1. Grow San Benito County Loan Fund. Administered by Access Plus Capital, the program provides quick accessible, small-sized loans ranging from $5,000 to $25,000 to small businesses affected by COVID-19 closures. Applicants must demonstrate they have been financially burdened by the COVID-19 public health emergency. Please see terms and apply here: https://www.accesspluscapital.com/grow-san-benito/.
    2. The County received approximately $80 thousand from the California Microbusiness COVID-19 Relief Program (MBCRG) to provide grants of $2,500 each to about 26 local microbusinesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Grants are available to businesses that have had less than five (5) employees in both 2019 and 2022 and less than $50,000 in total gross business revenue in 2019 (including sidewalk vendors and independent contractors). See: https://www.cosb.us/services/community/california-microbusiness-covid-19-relief-grant-program. NOTE: The application period is open April 2 – May 8, 2022.

Federal Resources

State Resources

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