On May 12, 2020, the Fresno County Board of Supervisors voted to authorize funding from the Federal CARES Act for a small business grant program in the amount of $5 million.
Fresno County, in partnership with the Fresno Economic Development Corporation and Access Plus Capital, is launching the Helping Underserved Business (HUB) Grant Program to provide grant awards to local small businesses who have been impacted by COVID-19 and related to Shelter-In-Place orders. Under the program, businesses could apply for up to $5,000 to support their business to pay employee salaries, rent, utilities or purchase essential supplies.
The online application process will open on Monday, May 18, 2020 (Around noon)
Businesses are directed to call 2-1-1 for application assistance