Microbusiness COVID-19 Relief Grant Program Important Information

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Important Information

Duplication of Benefits

All applicants shall certify on the Program Application under penalty of perjury, that they are not able to receive, and have not received, other federal or non-federal benefits or assistance for business assistance for the same use and same period of assistance as the Program assistance. As part of the grant agreement, all applicants shall certify under penalty of perjury to this effect.


False Claims

Applicants shall certify on the Program Application under penalty of perjury that “The information provided on this form is true to the best of their knowledge and is subject to verification by Santa Barbara Foundation, or County at any time.”


Applicant Confidentiality

The County and Santa Barbara Foundation will not disclose any applicant’s personal confidential information as part of the program, except as required by law. All confidential information of applicants will be kept in a locked secured storage facility or password protected electronic files and unavailable to persons outside of the program.



No person shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefit of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity funded in whole or in part with program funds on the basis of their disability, family status, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, marital status, medical condition, ancestry, source of income, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or other arbitrary discrimination.

Santa Barbara Foundation will provide reasonable accommodations and/or modifications or provide language assistance to individuals requesting such assistance to benefit from the services provided by the Emergency Business Assistance program.