California’s Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

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Governor Newsom signed into law a comprehensive package providing urgent relief for the small businesses of California. There is $2 billion of grants available for distribution up to $25,000. To help you prepare for Round 6, review the Program and Application Guide for a detailed overview of the program and step by-step instructions for the entire application process at  

This final round of the California Relief Grant begins Wednesday, April 28 through Tuesday, May 4, 2021.

The application process is not first come, first served. Based on annual gross revenues for 2019 tax year, eligible business can receive the following:

  • Revenues $1,000 to $100,000 = $5,000 grant
  • Revenues $100,000 up to $1,000,000 = $15,000 grant
  • Revenues Greater than $1,000,000 to $2,500,000 = $25,000 grant

Here are the most frequently asked questions about Round 6:

  • What are the key dates for Round 6?

Open: April 28, 2021

Close: May 4, 2021

Start of Selection Notification: May 7, 2021

  • I was waitlisted in Rounds 1, 2, 3 or 5. Do I need to submit a new application in Round 6?

NO. Waitlisted applicants will automatically rolled into Round 6. Do not reapply. Reapplying may flag your application as fraud.

To apply, visit

For assistance, contact a partner to the program or the Lendistry team can help you navigate the process. Lendistry’s call center is available at 888.612.4370 for those who have already begun their application. Call Center times are Monday - Friday: 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

For additional assistance, contact the partner with which you started or submitted your application.




Category: Economic Aid, California