San Francisco County Microbusiness Grant Program
Apply for a grant to assist qualified businesses that have been significantly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in California, with a focus being given to business owners from historically underserved communities. Apply through September 9, 2022.
Design and construction grants
Improve your business storefront or interior space with a SF Shines grant. You can also apply to get free drawings and design services from a licensed architect or free logo and signage design from a graphic designer.
Get reimbursed up to $10,000 for an accessibility inspection of your small business, or for the purchase of furniture, fixtures, or equipment to make your business more accessible to the public.
Get up to $2,000 to repair any vandalism-related damage to your business. The damage must have occurred on or after July 1, 2020.
Get emergency help for your small business after a fire or other disaster. Learn what resources are available to businesses and employees, including grants up to $10,000.
Businesses over 30 years old
Long-standing small businesses can join the Legacy Business Registry for recognition, marketing and business help, and special grants.
Neighborhood corner stores can apply to become healthy food retailers. If accepted, you may receive funding and support to redesign your store with a focus on healthy foods. Note: this grant is currently closed.
Get a grant to pay for business expenses after the business owner attends a pre-qualified training. Grant awards range from $5,000 to $50,000 to pay for startup and operating costs like inventory, hiring, equipment, rent, and utilities.
Get a grant of up to $5,000 for your woman-owned businesses. Grants are for projects and upgrades that help owners grow their businesses.
Community and neighborhood improvement
Find funding for projects that improve neighborhoods. Grantees can be businesses, community groups, community benefit districts, schools, and nonprofit organizations.
Get help with projects that offer community benefits in low-income neighborhoods.
Find funding to support artists, art organizations, parades, and festivals.