Revive Santa Ana Business Program

Revive Santa Ana brings technical support seminars and grants to small businesses to address negative economic impacts. The grant program is funded with authorization from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) through U.S. Department of Treasury Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLFRF).

This program provides $1,000 grants to participants whose businesses have been impacted by COVID-19 and have completed qualified business seminars.

Criteria for business seminar participation

  • Santa Ana Business Owners currently operating a business in Santa Ana
  • Business must have been negatively impacted by COVID-19
  • Business must have been compliant and continue to follow all COVID-19 mandates from the City, County and State, such as business closures, mask mandates, and social distancing requirements
  • Additional requirements are listed in the registration page for each seminar
  • For upcoming qualified business seminars, please see below.

Criteria for $1,000 grant

  • Businesses must currently be operational and must have been in business before March 1, 2020 as demonstrated by one of the following:
    1. Santa Ana Business Licenses
    2. Commercial Lease Agreements
    3. Business Tax Returns
  • Negative business impact demonstrated by 20% or more decrease of business by one of the following:
    1. Required and prolonged business closure (e.g., beauty shops, personal services); or
    2. Business Tax Transcripts for 2019 – 2021 (Obtain your Business Tax Transcripts here: https://www.irs.gov/individuals/get-transcript)
    3. Sales Records for 2019 - 2021
    4. Employment records for 2019 – 2021
  • Have a Santa Ana Business license and Certificate of Occupancy
  • Attend all sessions and complete a qualified business seminar (completion of the seminar may include a business consultation, as described in the seminar registration requirements)
  • Agree to use the grant towards eligible expenses and report expenditures
  • Business owners may attend multiple seminars (non-duplicate), but will be limited to a maximum of three (3) grants of $1,000 each
  • Additional requirements and exclusions are listed in the grant guidelines.
  • Submit a Revive Business Program Grant Application (please see below)

Exclusions

  • Businesses that did not and/or are not complying with COVID-19 City, State, and County regulations or mandates (masks, social distancing, closures, etc.)
  • Businesses with active code enforcement violations, or a history of multiple code enforcement violations are not eligible for the program
  • The following types of businesses are not eligible for the program:
    • Non-profits
    • Alcohol/Bars
    • Tobacco/Vaping
    • Firearms
    • Adult
    • Cannabis
  • Additional restrictions are listed in the registration page for each seminar

Submit your application here after completing an eligible business seminar program:

Applicants who have already received  the $1,000, please submit your proof below:

Upcoming seminars

Short Form Video Reels for Business

Learn how to maximize leads and awareness for your business with short-form videos. Receive expert advice from a TikTok video consultant to create a video and launch a TikTok advertising campaign for your business.

Must meet 4 Criteria for grant participation:

  1. Must attend all business seminar sessions (4-week program)
  2. Businesses must currently be operational and must have been in business before March 1, 2020
  3. Demonstrate negative business impact of 20% or more due to COVID-19
  4. Have a Santa Ana Business license and Certificate of Occupancy

 

Past seminars

Sign up here for upcoming seminars!

 
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