Supporting Our Small Businesses

New Grants and Loans — Up to $62 Million

Mayor Breed picking up a book at Green Apple Books in the Inner Sunset

Helping Businesses Access State and Federal Funding

COVID-19 Response — Stepping Up to Help Small Businesses

Our Immediate Response

  • The Port, Airport, and Public Utilities Commission also implemented rent deferral and forgiveness programs for small and local business tenants, and the PUC offered discounts on utility bills to non-residential customers with less than 50 employees.

Our Continued Investments During COVID-19

  • We also recently extended the Unified License Fee deferral to October 2021, which will give approximately 19,000 businesses additional time to pay roughly $16 million in fees. No interest payments, fees, or fines will accrue as a result of the deferral.
  • These funds can still be used for businesses to be reimbursed for costs associated with their Shared Space or other storefront improvements they need to make.
Mayor Breed announcing the expansion of the JosNOW! program

Preparing for San Francisco’s Recovery

Shared Spaces

Mayor Breed talking with Amparo Vigil, small business owner of Puerto Alegre, at Valencia Street Shared Spaces

Proposition H — Save Our Small Businesses

Ongoing Advocacy

Mayor Breed helping distribute personal protective equipment to small business owners in the Mission

Keeping a Focus on Equity

Do Your Part — Shop Local

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