California Relief Grant: California has announced a new relief grant program for small businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The program provides micro grants ranging from $5,000 to $25,000 to eligible small businesses (including independent contractors and sole proprietors). The first round of applications is now open through Jan. 13, 2021 at 11:59pm.
Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA): The EDD began taking online PUA applications on April 28, 2020. You must create an online login account through the EDD website to initiate the process. Follow these step-by-step illustrated instructions to apply. Follow these step-by-step guidance on how to certify your benefits and handle other aspects of the post-claims process.
PUA Webinar: C.A.R. recently held webinars to guide you through the process. Recordings and slides are available here.
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