Some businesses in Santa Barbara County can apply for COVID-19 relief grants next month.
Over $500,000 in relief funding is available for microbusinesses who have been impacted by the pandemic, county officials announced Thursday.
Businesses can apply for up to $2,500 in funding beginning March 7.
To be eligible, the microbusiness must have been started before Dec. 31, 2019, and must employ fewer than five full-time employees, among other requirements. Additionally, its 2019 annual revenue must be less than $50,000.
The county is also hosting information workshops for microbusinesses on Tuesday, March 15 at noon and on Thursday, March 24 at 9:30 a.m.
More information is available online.