Grants for storefront small businesses

We are giving $10.9 million to small San Francisco businesses most impacted by the Stay at Home orders who have been excluded from state and federal programs.

“The Nail Room owner, Van Nguyen, at her storefront in the Richmond neighborhood.” by Big Mouth Productions

Storefront grant programs

Community Anchor grants

Our Community Anchor grants support businesses with 2 or more employees.


A business must also be more than 15 years old, a live entertainment venue or movie theater, or in a Cultural District or Invest in Neighborhoods Opportunity Neighborhood.

Equity grants

Our equity grants will help businesses who have not received more than $5,000 in grants or $20,000 in loans from other programs.


The business owner’s household must qualify as extremely low to moderate income, based on the Area Median Income.

Available grants

SF Relief Grant is closed and is no longer accepting applications.

Community Anchor Grants

The Community Anchor Storefront grants will support long-running businesses that contribute to the culture and vibrancy of San Francisco’s corridors. Gold Mirror is a long-running business in the Parkside neighborhood.

“Gold Mirror restaurant (Roberto Di Grande, left, and Domenico Di Grande, right)” by Jennifer Low, SFGovTV