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Fund To Help Small Businesses On Central, South Coasts Hit By Coronavirus Accepting Applications

There’s new help available for some small businesses struggling financially on the Central and South Coasts as a result of the coronavirus crisis.  A new fund will provide grants of up to $7500 to struggling small businesses in unincorporated parts of Santa Barbara County.

Santa Barbara County and the Santa Barbara Foundation have teamed up to create the “Santa Barbara Better Together” Fund.  Locally-based Deckers Brands established the fund with $500,000 in seed money.

The fund is taking online applications for grant consideration though August 31st.  You can find more information at:

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral. 
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