Napa Sonoma SBDCSanta Rosa and Napa, California

Sonoma County Launches Business Stabilization Grant Program

The Sonoma County Economic Development Board is excited to announce the details of a Covid-19 Business Stabilization Grant Program, approved by the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, September 1, 2020.

In partnership with Bay Area CDFI Working Solutions, small businesses in Sonoma County with between 1 and 30 employees will be able to apply for between $2,500 and $15,000 in Covid-19 relief funding to use towards expenses including payroll, utilities, rent or mortgage expenses.

The application window opens September 28 and closes October 19 and recipients will be notified by the end of October.

Required Documents

  • Copy of Business License OR Copy of Utility Bill in Business’ Name
  • Total pre-Covid-19 Employment Figures
  • Annual Business Income


Application Assistance Centers

Russian River Chamber of Commerce
16200 First St.

Santa Rosa
Latinx The Hub
2455 Bennett Valley Rd. Ste B314

La Luz Center
17560 Greger St.


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