Publications

Here you can find the CalOSBA related publications such as Annual Reports, Program Data, Legislative Publications, etc. Select the appropriate program to view the content.

California Microbusiness COVID-19 Relief Grant Program

The California Microbusiness COVID-19 Relief Grant (MBCRG) is administered by the California Office of the Small Business Advocate (CalOSBA) through designated County agencies or a consortium of nonprofit organizations working on their behalf. The Program provides competitive micro grants of $2,500 to eligible microbusinesses impacted by COVID-19 and the related health and safety restrictions.

For program contact information of the participating counties, please visitFunding Programs| California Office of the Small Business Advocate (CalOSBA).

California Nonprofit Performing Arts Grant Program

The California Nonprofit Performing Arts Grant Program (CANPPA) was created to provide grants of up to $75,000 to eligible nonprofit performing arts organizations to encourage workforce development. Visit CANonprofitPerformingArts.com for more information.


For technical assistance, applicants may call Lendistry’s call center Monday-Friday from 7:00 AM – 7 PM PST.

*Final awards are subject to change

California Venues Grant Program

The California Venues Grant Program (CVGP) is administered by CalOSBA through its intermediary, Lendistry, and partners of mission-based lenders and small business advisors and technical assistance providers. The Program provides competitive grants up to $250,000 to support eligible independent live events venues that have been affected by COVID-19 in order to support their continued operation.

Final awards are subject to change

CalOSBA Monthly Newsletters and Regional Updates

The California Office of the Small Business Advocate (CalOSBA) publishes a monthly newsletter and a regional update each month.  Both newsletters offer resources and information important to California small businesses, nonprofits, and stakeholders and share stories about small businesses that work with the Technical Assistance Partner network.

The CalOSBA newsletter features a monthly column from the Director, information about various grant programs and funding opportunities, and a Regional Advisors’ Corner, while the regional update focuses on small business success stories and events in each region.

Sign up to receive the CalOSBA newsletter and regional updates here.

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Small Business Technical Assistance Programs

Through the Technical Assistance Program (TAP) and Capital Infusion Program (CIP), CalOSBA awards grants to Small Business Technical Assistance Providers that provide support to small businesses across the state.

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