- Se amplían los plazos de solicitud de los programas de subvenciones de la Ciudad para pequeños negocios, artistas individuales, organizaciones sin fines de lucro
- Thời Hạn Nộp Đơn Được Gia Hạn cho Các Chương Trình Tài Trợ Của Thành Phố cho Các Tiểu Thương, Nghệ Sĩ Cá Nhân, Tổ Chức Phi Lợi Nhuận
The application periods for three City of Oakland CARES Act-funded grant programs launched in September have been extended.
The Oakland CARES Act Small Business Grant Program will accept applications until 5 p.m. on Friday, October 23, 2020. This program will provide $10,000 grants to qualifying Oakland small businesses that have been negatively impacted by COVID-19 and have gross revenues under $2 million. Online applications and eligibility requirements in four languages are available at: mainstreetlaunch.org/oakland-cares-act-grant/
The application deadline for the Oakland CARES Nonprofit Grant Fund has been extended to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, October 28, 2020. This program will award grants of up to $25,000 to qualifying community-serving nonprofits with annual budgets of less than $1 million that address the impact of COVID-19 and the needs of low-income residents and businesses in the following areas: Health & Human Services; Economic & Workforce Development; Legal Support; Food Security; Homeless and Renter Support Services; and Education. Online applications and eligibility requirements are available at: communityvisionca.org/oaklandcares/
Finally, the Oakland CARES Fund for Artists and Arts Nonprofits, which will disburse $1.425 million to support individual artists and arts nonprofit organizations that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, has been extended to 1 p.m. on Friday, October 23, 2020. The program will award grants of up to $20,000 to arts nonprofits with annual budgets of less than $2.5 million, while supporting individual artists with grants of up to $3,000 each. With the extension, due to under-subscription in the program, there has also been an adjustment to the eligibility requirements for arts nonprofits to make the program’s Paycheck Protection Program threshold of $20,000 a selection preference rather than an exclusionary criterion. The online applications in four languages are available at: cciarts.org/Oakland_CARES_Fund.html
These are the latest CARES Act-funded grant programs launched by the City of Oakland. A grant program for low-income renter and homeowner relief was announced in September. Learn more about the City’s $36.9 million in CARES Act Funding at: staging.oaklandca.gov/CaresAct
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