REMINDER: Applications must be submitted this Friday 7/31/2020 by 5pm.

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Supervisor Andrew Do Economic Support Grant Program

Andrew Do’s Economic Support Grant Program is designed to assist eligible small businesses (including home-based businesses and independent contractors) and non-profits within the First District of Orange County that have been affected by COVID-19. Funding will be allocated in the form of $10,000 grants.

Supervisor Andrew Do serves as the Vice-Chairman on the Orange County Board of Supervisors. He represents the First District, which includes the cities of Santa Ana, Garden Grove, Westminster, a portion of Fountain Valley, and Unincorporated Midway City.

Application & Grant Selection

By creating a free account on this portal, you will be able to participate in the District 1 Grant Program. If eligible, your application will be entered into the randomized computer-based selection. Once the program closes, you will be notified of your status through this portal and via email. If selected as a grantee, the portal will also be used for notifications and submission of any required documents.

Grant Awards

All small business grant awardees are required to spend grant funds on eligible expenses under the Cares Act and document paid expenses with proof of receipts. Businesses are also asked to spend their award on other local businesses and services, when they have the ability.

Application period opens June 26th, 2020

Closes July 31st, 2020, at 5:00 p.m.

You will need to register for a FREE Surveymonkey Apply Account or Login with your Google or Facebook Accounts

If you have questions, please email help@district1grant.com or if you would like to speak to the District 1 Grant Support Team, please call (714) 657-3300 Monday-Friday from 9am-5:00pm. Staff can support callers in English, Vietnamese and Spanish.

Completed applications must be submitted no later than 5:00pm PST on 7/31/2020 to be entered into the randomized computer-based selection process. Submitted applications do not guarantee funding.

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Webinar Schedule

Three public webinars were originally hosted on 7/13/2020 in English, Spanish and Vietnamese. Please click below to watch the webinar recording or to download the PowerPoint Presentation (informational slides). Questions from the webinar sessions will be posted on the FAQ sheet. Please scroll below to the FAQ button.

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  • Must be located in one of the following communities within Orange County District 1
    • Santa Ana
    • Garden Grove
    • Westminster
    • Midway City (Unincorporated County Island)
    • Fountain Valley (Busines location North of Warner Avenue)
  • Must fall under one of the following categories
      • Traditional Small Business (i.e. not a home-based, non-profit, or independent contractor)
      • Home-Based Business
      • Non-Profit
      • Independent Contractor
  • Business or non-profit must have been impacted by Covid-19, including a reduction in business activity or temporary closure
  • Business or non-profit must not have more than 10 FTE (full-time equivalent) employees
  • Business or non-profit must be currently operational and must have been operating prior to March 1st, 2020
  • Business must be eligible to receive federal funding (i.e. Cannabis-related businesses, gambling facilities, and adult entertainment businesses are ineligible for grant funding)
  • Small businesses and non-profits that have received prior Federal and/or State funding (i.e. PPP, EIDL and/or other Covid-19 related emergency funds) are eligible

Businesses and non-profits can use District 1 Grant Program funding on the following eligible expenses:

  • Rent
  • Payroll
  • Utilities
  • Insurance
  • Accounts payable
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Inventory
  • Office Supplies
  • Professional Services (i.e. accounting, janitorial)
  • COVID-19 control measures

1. Pre-Application (June 26-July 31st, 2020, no later than 5pm PST)

2. Required Material Upload (June 26-July 31st, 2020, no later than 5pm PST)

  • Bank Statements April 2019
  • Bank Statements April 2020)
  • Employee list (pre-COVID19 list as of February 29, 2020 [template provided]
  • Employee list post-COVID19 list as of April 29, 2020 [template provided]
  • Planned use of eligible funds* list [template provided]

3. Optional (to verify location of business in D1)

  • City Business License/Business Tax ID
  • Most Recent Utility Bill
  • Invoice from the past 12 months (for independent contractors only)

4. Authorization/Approval for Entry into randomized computer-based selection process (June 26-July 31st, 2020)

5. Randomized Computer-Based Selections (August 1st, 2020)

6. Award Notification, Grant Agreement Completion/Signatures and required material upload (August 1st – December 30, 2020)

  • W-9
  • ACH (Electronic funds-transfer system) for direct deposit
  • Driver’s License or other form of identification
  • A safe reopening plan (a template/guide will be provided) – NEW

7. Grant Funding Distributed (August 10th – December 31st, 2020)

8. Required Grant Reporting – NEW

A Final Report is required from all grantees. The report is due December 15th, 2020 and a template will be sent to all grantees by the County, OCCR (OC Community Resources Division). The report must include receipts for all purchases with grant funds. If funds are not spent by 12/30/2020 or not spent on eligible uses, grantees will be required to repay funds to OCCR by 1/31/2021.

Completed applications must be submitted no later than 5:00pm PST on 7/31/2020 to be entered into the randomized computer-based selection process.

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