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Alameda County CARES Grant

Grant Applications due November 30th


The Alameda County CARES grant opportunity is intended to assist small businesses with covering necessary costs due to the COVID-19 public emergency and eligible businesses can receive a one-time grant of up to $5,000. 


·     Businesses physically located in Alameda County (excluding the unincorporated areas) that have been negatively impacted by COVID-19 

·     Must agree to follow State of California & Alameda County Public Health Department COVID-19 guidelines to maintain a safe workplace 

·     Employ between 1 and 25 employees (self-employed individuals are also eligible) 

·     Valid business license for the location 

·     Must upload a business IRS Form W-9

·     Business has been negatively impacted by one of these measures: 

1. Closure of any length due to the COVID-19; 

2. Layoff of one or more staff due to COVID-19

Alameda County CARES grants excludes all chain businesses not headquartered in Alameda County, financial institutions, banks, lenders, landlords of residential or commercial businesses, publicly traded companies, and non-profit entities. 

Applications are due by 11:30PM on Monday, November 30thUse this link to learn more and submit your application.