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San Diego City Offers Flood Recovery Funds for Small Businesses and Nonprofits

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Feb 12, 2024

San Diego small businesses and nonprofits affected by the Jan. 22 flood can now apply for emergency funds to help with damages and losses. The application window is open until Tuesday, Feb. 27. The Emergency Response and Resilience Grant has a budget of $370,000 and can provide up to $2,500 for small businesses and up to $5,000 for small businesses and nonprofits located in low-income areas.

In order to qualify for the grant, business owners need to demonstrate how they were impacted by the storm and must have a business tax certificate on file with the city. Only businesses with 12 employees or less are eligible for this funding. The city is urging business owners to keep track of all expenses related to storm recovery, including replacements not covered by insurance, employee wages, and insurance deductibles.

This grant aims to assist small businesses and nonprofits in recovering from the damages and losses incurred during the flood. It is an opportunity for eligible businesses to receive financial assistance to help them get back on their feet and continue operating in the wake of the disaster. The deadline to apply for these emergency funds is approaching, so business owners and nonprofit leaders are urged to act quickly in order to access this assistance.

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