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Small Business Grant Programs

City of Carson Small Business Grant Program
The City of Carson is offering a one-time business assistance grant to businesses in Carson who have been negatively impacted financially by COVID-19.

The City is providing grants ranging from $5,000 to $25,000 to assist Carson small businesses. To qualify for this grant, businesses must meet the below criteria:
  • Be physically located and have operated in Carson prior to March 15, 2020
  • Have 50 employees or less
  • Be able to demonstrate a decline in revenue due to COVID-19
  • Funds must be used for business-related items and other requirements may apply
Once awarded, grants do not have to be repaid. The City is now accepting applications from Carson small business owners. To apply, or for any questions, please call 310-952-1700 ext. 1301 or email and specify the Small Business Grant Program in the subject line.

Additional Resources:
Small Business Grant Program Flyer (English)
Small Business Grant Program Flyer (Spanish)
Small Business Grant Program Guidelines and Application (English)
Small Business Grant Program Guidelines (Spanish)

Los Angeles County Economic Opportunity Grant (EOG)
On January 26, 2023, the Los Angeles County Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) announced the launch of the first phase of the Economic Opportunity Grant (EOG) program for small and microbusinesses, and non-profit agencies in LA County. EOG will award more than $54 million in federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds across 6,800 grants in a phased rollout to regions and organizations adversely affected by COVID-19. For more information, please visit LA County’s Department of Economic Opportunity grant website at:

City of Carson Commercial Façade Improvement Program
The Commercial Façade Improvement Program is open and available for Carson business owners and/or property owners to apply! The Commercial Façade Improvement Program provides Carson businesses and commercial property owners with matching grants to improve their storefronts and enhance the City’s major commercial corridors. To apply for the program, please visit the Commercial Façade Improvement Program webpage and fill out an application: 
City of Carson
Community Development Department
701 E. Carson St
Carson, CA 90749
(310) 952-1700

Monday – Thursday:
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
(Excluding Holidays)

Community Development Department
(310) 952-1301

City Hall Contact

701 E Carson Street
Carson, CA 90745
(310) 830-7600, 7 AM - 6 PM
Monday - Thursday
24-hour automated: (310) 952-1700


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