The Microenterprise Recovery Grant

The Microenterprise Recovery Grant will provide grants of up to $15,000 to eligible microenterprises located in the City of Los Angeles that need financial assistance to aid in their recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The grant is funded by Community Development Block Grant CARES Act (CDBG-CV) funding allocated to the City to prevent, prepare for, and respond to COVID-19.

A total of $8.5 million in funds will be awarded to microenterprises (5 employees or less, including the owners) in the City of Los Angeles that have been impacted by COVID-19. Grants of up to $15,000 will be awarded to eligible businesses, with priority to businesses that have not received assistance through any City, State or Federal program. Funds can be used for operating expenses, including but not limited to payroll, lease payments, insurance, and inventory.

Important Information:

Grant Guidelines
Grant FAQ's

Please note that to get individual support throughout the application process, you need to select the following when completing the Comeback Check application: BusinessSource as the referring system, specifically the South Los Angeles Center