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Riverside County offering $2,500 grants to microbusiness

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The County of Riverside is now accepting applications for its Microbusiness COVID-19 Relief Grant Program.

The program is through the county’s economic development office, who will be offering $2,500 grants to 1,120 microbusinesses.

To qualify for the grant, a company must be located within Riverside County, have fewer than five employees, have been in operation since the end of 2019, as well as additional rules.

In the county press release, County Supervisor Jeff Hewitt wrote that the dollars will go a long way to help some of the most impacted microbusinesses who need that extra layer of support.

Applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis, with applicants notified of acceptance or denial within 14 business days.

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County of Riverside
The Riverside County Microbusiness COVID-19 Relief Grant Program flyer.

Jonathan Linden is a reporter at 91.9 KVCR in San Bernardino, California. He joined KVCR in July 2021 and had previously interned for the station in the Spring of 2019. Outside of KVCR, Jonathan also interned for KALW in San Francisco, KFI in Burbank, and Radio HCJB in Quito, Ecuador.