Small Business Grant Programs in California 2023
Welcome to the Small Business Grants in California 2023 page! Here, Southern California entrepreneurs and business owners can find valuable information on available grants to help grow their business.
As new grants become available, we will update this page to ensure you have access to the latest opportunities. Be sure to check back often or subscribe to our newsletter to receive updates straight to your inbox.
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- Grant Amount$10K–$25KGrant FrequencyMonthly and YearlyDescription
WomensNet founded the “Amber Grant” in 1998. The grant was set up with one goal: to honor the memory of a special young woman, Amber Wigdahl, who died at 19 years old — before realizing her business dreams.Read more
- Grant Amount$1K–$2K per employee*Grant FrequencyOngoingDescription
The California Employment Training Panel (ETP) and the California Labor and Workforce Development Agency (LWDA) announce the availability of up to $1,000,000 in California State General Fund dollars for California Small Businesses impacted by the Paid Family Leave Program.Read more
- Grant Amount$4KGrant FrequencyQuarterlyDescription
NASE has a business development grant worth up to $4,000 to use toward marketing, advertising, hiring employees, expanding facilities, and other specific business needs.
Since 2006, the NASE has awarded nearly $1,000,000 to members like you through the Growth Grants program by providing small business grants.Read more
- Grant Amount$3K or $15KDescription
San Bernardino County Supervisor Dawn Rowe announced today that the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a program to help mountain businesses impacted by this season’s crippling snowstorms get back on their feet.Read more
- Grant Amount$3K or $15KApplication DeadlineDescription
The purpose of this program is to provide direct financial assistance to San Bernardino County small businesses and non-profits that were impacted by the winter storm events that began on February 27, 2023.Read more
- Grant Amount10KApplication DeadlineDescription
Apply for a $10K grant through the FedEx® Entrepreneur Fund
Military-connected small business owners or entrepreneurs with disabilities, apply now!Read more
- Grant AmountUp to $60KApplication DeadlineDescription
The Route 66 Extraordinary Women Micro-Grant program is part of the Road Ahead Partnership’s efforts to celebrate the upcoming Route 66 Centennial by helping the millions of people who live, work, and travel the Mother Road. Through private fund-raising efforts and a major gift from the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Preserve Route 66 Initiative, the Road Ahead Partnership will award up to $60,000 via the Route 66 Extraordinary Women Micro-Grant program.Read more
- Grant Amount$20K–$200KApplication DeadlineDescription
California business owners: Grow your business, upgrade your hiring and create job opportunities for individuals with disabilities.
Part of the Demand Side Employment Initiative (DSEI) from the California Department of Rehabilitation, the EmployABILITY Business Grant offers small- and medium-sized businesses in California the opportunity to grow their businesses and upgrade their hiring.Read more
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