Culver City to Offer Grants in Support of Local Small Businesses

The City of Culver City Small Business Grant (SBG) Program is offered to local business that have been economically impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The City is providing grants of up to $10,000 to businesses that create or retain a job for a low- and moderate-income person.

The program intake form is now available until March 4, 2022.

Eligible Businesses include Small Businesses located in Culver City that meet the following criteria:

Small Businesses with fewer than 500 employees that have been impacted by COVID-19
Restaurants, coffee shops, bakeries, cafés, gastropubs, salons, barber shops and other grooming businesses, gyms, day spas, and fitness studios
Retail and commercial stores such as local markets, consumer goods, electronics, appliances, health and sporting goods, furniture, clothing and shoes, books, and music stores
Active business license in the City or County, as applicable
No unresolved City, municipal, or health code violations
Business in continuous operation in Culver City for at least two years
Ineligible Businesses
View a list of ineligible businesses.

Use of Grant Funds
Grant funds can be used for operational business expenses such as:

Employee payroll
Working capital to continue operations
Payment of outstanding business expenses
Adaptive practices needed to remain open (i.e., equipment and supplies for physical distancing)
How to Participate
Eligible businesses submit an intake form during the open application period. After the intake period closes, a lottery will be conducted, and selected businesses will be requested to complete an application.

The Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA) will work with the selected businesses on behalf of the City of Culver City to complete an application, execute an agreement, and provide the grant funds directly to the business owners.

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  1. Go to the City website – – and search “Small Business Grant” Good Luck –

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