Business Funding Support
FREE Counseling for Danville Small Businesses.
In response to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, the Town of Danville has partnered with Townsend Public Affairs to offer a FREE program to help eligible Danville businesses access available funds and resources offered by the state and federal governments.
If you would like support and guidance for your small business to help access available funds and resources offered by the state and federal governments, please fill out the Business Interest Questionnaire.
On December 18, 2020, the Town Council appropriated an additional $250,000 towards the second phase of the Forward Focus Grant Program. As part of this round of funding, two grant tiers were developed and the eligibility criteria modified to focus on business sectors most impacted by the pandemic and the County Health Order.Find out more about the Forward Focus Business Grant Program - Phase II
EVICTION AND RENT FREEZE ORDINANCEAt a Board meeting on February 2, 2021, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed urgency ordinance 2021-04 to continue the temporary prohibition on evictions of certain small business commercial tenants financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
This protection now continues through March 31st for businesses and June 30th for residents. https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/69609/Supervisors-Pass-Ordinanceto-Extend-Eviction-Protection-and-Rent-Freeze
Applications for Round 2 have now closed. There is no confirmed third round.
All applicants should be notified via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or via text within the next 14 days. Please keep a close eye on your email inbox and spam folder.
Currently, there is no confirmed third round. However, the governor's proposed budget calls to double this $500 million budget, though this has yet to go through legislation: https://www.gov.ca.gov/2021/01/05/governor-newsom-to-propose-4-5-billion-for-equitable-recovery-for-californias-businesses-and-jobs-in-2021-budget/.
Paycheck Protection Program is no longer taking applications. We encourage to visit the website above for future updates on this program.