Melissa Read Chamber of Commerce

Struggling Concord businesses eligible for new $5,000 ARPA grant

Melissa Read Chamber of CommerceCONCORD, CA (Oct. 28, 2022) — The City of Concord is supporting local business through the ARPA Small Business Reimbursement Grant. Eligible businesses that continue to experience adverse financial impact due to COVID-19 can apply for a one-time grant of $5,000. This program is funded by the American Rescue Plan Act.

Priority will be given to the following businesses:

  • Retail, restaurants, and personal service establishments, specifically: hair salons and barber shops, nail salons, day spas, and fitness studios, that operate in a commercial storefront
  • Family child care homes licensed by the State of California
  • Residential cleaning services and residential landscaping/gardening businesses that operate under a home-based business license
  • Businesses that did not receive funding from the City of Concord Small Business Grant Program or Measure V Commercial Rent Relief Program

A webinar for prospective applicants will take place on Tuesday, November 1 at 3 p.m. You can also view the recording published on the grant webpage after the event. The application period will open on Monday, November 7 at 8 a.m. and close on Friday, November 18 at 5 p.m.

The Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce will administer this grant on behalf of the City of Concord. Applicants may seek additional support by  emailing or by participating in office hours in-person at the Chamber offices. You can get support in both English and Spanish.

For more information on the grant, including webinar registration and schedule of office hours, please visit: