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Microgrants for Restaurants available starting July 25

We are supporting our LRA community by providing various microgrants to restaurants.  Applications open July 25 - August 13. Sign up below to be eligible to receive funding. Restaurants approved will receive a $2,500 microgrant. 

Funding for microgrants made possible by SoCalGas. 


This program is made possible by SoCal Gas.

Are you a Latino, Latina or AAPI* who owns a restaurant in LA County? Does your restaurant make less than $1 million in annual revenue? Have you been in business for more than 3 years? Are you currently in business? Are you a SoCalGas customer? 

If you answered yes to all the questions above, you are eligible to apply. Please refrain from applying if you do not meet all the eligibility requirements.

Document guideline

  • W9 Form
  • Official photo ID of restaurant owner
  • Annual report or taxes for last 3 years
  • SoCal Gas Commercial Bill (current)
  • Summary of use of funds: How would you use these funds (ie: kitchen equipment, technology upgrades, employee training and bonuses)? How would the funding impact your business in a manner that reflects on your restaurant/community? How do you plan on sustaining funds received in your restaurant?

                        Application Timeline

                                        •Applications open: July 25

                                        •Applications close: August 13

                                       •Participants notified: September 8

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