Fund Details
CLOSED - Restaurants Care Resilience Fund


Welcome! The Restaurants Care Resilience Fund provides grants of up to $3,500 and a year of support services to restaurants in 8 CA Counties. This grant application will open Sunday, April 11

We know you have a lot on your plate, so we've made this application as simple as possible. We estimate that the application will take 30 minutes to complete. You can save and return at any time. For the document upload, you may submit PDF, Word Doc, or JPEGs. Cell phone pictures of photo ID and proof of financial hardship are accepted as long as we can read them. 

Only submitted applications will be reviewed. The application deadline is April 18 at 11:59pm PST. We really want to read your application! Please submit it on time. Each section must be completed 100%. Once all sections are 100% hit the "submit" button to complete the process. 

Before you begin, please double check that you qualify.

  • California restaurant owned by a California resident
  • Located in one of the following counties: Alameda, Fresno, Kern, Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco, or San Joaquin
  • A customer of SoCalGas, Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) or San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E)
  • Single unit 
  • Can show a revenue loss of at least 20% from 2019 to 2020
  • Currently open - modified operations ok (take-out only, delivery, etc.)
  • 50 or fewer employees (full-time and part-time combined) 
  • Please note members of the state board of directors for the California Restaurant Association and California Restaurant Foundation are not eligible to apply
Items to have ready:
  • Government issued photo ID: such as a driver’s license or passport
  • W-9
  • Proof of hardship. Financial reports should be included to show a year-over-year loss of at least 20%. Audit reports are not required.
  • A picture that captures your restaurant business – your crew at work, your restaurant, owners, etc. The photo may be used for marketing purposes. Cell phone photos accepted as long as they're clear.
  • Response to the question: How has the pandemic affected your business and employees? How would this grant help? 500 words maximum

  • Save your work as you go! You have the option to save your work and submit the application at a later time. Although each section has “Auto Save,” please be sure to click the “Save” button at the bottom of the screen after you make a change to the application. If the page remains idle for 10 minutes, you will be logged out for security purposes. You will be required to log back in, and you may find that your work has not automatically saved. Each section must be completed 100%. Once all sections are 100% hit the “submit” button to complete the process. 
  • *Indicates required field. Please complete the required fields. 
  • You may save and return to the application dashboard by clicking "Save and Return to Dashboard". You can return any time to complete the process.
  • Check out our recorded info sessions on how to apply, tips, and common questions at

Thank you! We're looking forward to learning more about your restaurant. 

- Restaurants Care team

Begin Accepting Applications Date:
Deadline Date (PST Time Zone):
4/18/2021 11:59 PM