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Small Business Enhancement Program Grant

This grant program's particular focus is to expand economic opportunities for small businesses by supporting nonprofit organizations that provide specialized services to small businesses citywide. The intent is that recipients leverage Small Business Enhancement Program funds to enhance small businesses services and create, grow and retain small businesses in San Diego. Examples of the services and training include business development, contracting and procurement, disability accommodations and technical assistance training. Visit Economic Development Funding Programs to learn about other opportunities.

New in Fiscal Year 2018

All applications must be submitted electronically via the City’s SeamlessDocs portal on or before Wednesday, March 29, 2017 by 12:00 p.m. The application plus all required attachments must be completed at the time of submission.

NOTE: Applicants have reported getting an error message upon submission. If you receive an error message, please contact Economic Development immediately at 619-236-6700 or [email protected] to confirm we have received your application.

Please note that the SeamlessDocs site is optimized for use with Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Apple Safari. Only one Login/Username per organization when using SeamlessDocs. Do not test the “Sign and Submit” or “Finalize and Submit buttons – once submitted your application cannot be reopened. Required documents are to be saved and submitted in the order listed on the application and as one PDF document.

Application and Guidelines Workshop (March 1, 2017)

PDF icon Workshop Presentation (PDF)

Other resources

PDF icon FY2018 Funding Prohibited Expenses (PDF)
PDF icon Industry Sector Information & Middle Income Jobs Wage Range (PDF)

 
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