Small Business Grant Program

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Small Business Grant Program

The City of Maywood Small Business Grant (SBG) Program was available to local business that have been economically impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The City offered grants up to $10,000 to businesses that provide goods or services to Maywood residents. This program was administered by the Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA) funded by U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development of Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block Grant, granted by Maywood City Council under Resolution No. 6113, amending the CDBG Fund to authorize the use of $205,354 from the CARES ACT. The eligible businesses that applied included hair salons, restaurants, retail and consumer goods stores in the City. A total of 18 businesses were awarded $11, 408.00 to use for operational business expenses such as: employee payroll, working capital to continue operations, payment of outstanding business expenses; and adaptive practices needed to remain open (i.e. equipment and supplies for physical distancing).

City Council under Resolution No. 6113 was able to authorize the use of 60% of the CARES ACT for small businesses in Maywood who were impacted by the pandemic. As of January 2021, all of the businesses that fell within the eligibility list received their grant. 

For more information about this grant process, please contact Gisselle Delgado at gisselle.delgado@cityofmaywood.org 

Small Business Relief Grant .pdf