Small Business Grant Program

The application period is closed. If you already submitted an application and have questions, please feel free to contact us at (661) 267-5125.


To qualify, the businesses must be located within the City of Palmdale, employ no more than 49 people (including the owner), must have a current business license, and provide documentation showing their financial need due to loss of revenue, increased costs to implement social distancing requirements, payments made for unemployment benefits, or other business expenses incurred during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Small Business Grant Program is available on a first-come, first-served basis and will run from Sept. 28, 2020, to Oct. 5, 2020, or until funds have been expended.  It is part of the City’s Palmdale Cares initiative, and the City is committed to getting funds into the hands of businesses as quickly as possible. 

Who Can Apply?

Owners of Small Businesses

  • Businesses located within the City of Palmdale
  • Businesses with forty-nine (49) or fewer employees (including the owner)
  • The business was adversely impacted by COVID-19
  • Current City of Palmdale business license
  • The business opened on or before February 29, 2020

The program will run on a first-come, first-served basis.