Grants Available to Assist Small Restaurants Impacted by the Pandemic
The California Restaurant Foundation (CRF) invites local small restaurants impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic to apply from April 11 - 18, 2021 for grants up to $3,500 and a year of technical support from the Restaurants Care Resilience Fund.
The CRF, a non-profit that invests in and empowers California’s restaurants and its their workforces, has received more than $1.25 million from SoCalGas, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E), and others to launch the Resilience Fund.
The grants prioritize woman- and person of color-owned restaurants, and are intended to be used on payroll and related expenses – allowing the restaurant owner to free up funds for other business expenses such as rent, technology upgrades and outdoor dining retrofitting.
For more information, see the press release.