Small businesses and nonprofits in San Diego that were affected by the Jan. 22 flood are eligible to apply for emergency funds. The application window will be open until Feb. 27, and the Emergency Response and Resilience Grant has a budget of $370,000. This grant can provide up to $2,500 for small businesses and $5,000 for small businesses and nonprofits in low-income areas.
In order to qualify for the grant, business owners must demonstrate how they were impacted by the storm and must have a business tax certificate on file with the city. Only businesses with 12 or fewer employees are eligible for the grant. To apply, business owners should submit their tax certificate and any relevant documentation of storm damage and losses.
The city advises business owners to keep track of all expenses related to storm recovery, as replacements not covered by insurance, employee wages, and insurance deductibles may be eligible for reimbursement. Businesses that incurred significant damages or losses due to the flood are encouraged to apply for this grant before the deadline on Feb. 27 in order to access these emergency funds.
This grant aims to provide financial assistance to small businesses and nonprofits that suffered damages and losses during the Jan. 22 flood. By applying before the deadline on Feb. 27, interested parties can access these emergency funds that will help them recover from this natural disaster.