January 27 2021
Laguna Beach, CA – On Tuesday, January 26, 2021, the Laguna Seashore City Council authorized an growth of the LB CARES Grant Method to provide up to $600,000 to qualifying area hotels suffering from impacts brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Town Council also reallocated $116,000 unawarded LB CARES funding to capable Laguna Seashore retail companies that did not acquire funding all through the 1st spherical of the application, and allotted up to $64,000 to operate to assistance carry non-experienced candidates into application compliance. Simply click Here for a listing of all dining establishments and merchants that have acquired funding through the LB CARES Grant Method to date.
LB CARES Lodge Grant Plan
As a result of the new Town of Laguna Seashore LB CARES Lodge Grant Program, qualifying Laguna Beach front accommodations are eligible for a just one-time grant of 50% of Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) gained for the 4th quarter, with a least award of $5,000 (most recipients will get among $5,000 – $25,000 only a couple will obtain the utmost award amount of $100,000.) Resorts have to be in fantastic standing with the Town to be suitable for the system and quick-term lodging is not suitable. All Laguna Seaside accommodations will be instantly enrolled in the plan and obtain grant payments by mid-February.
Neighborhood Aid Grant Funding
The Town of Laguna Beach helps make Neighborhood Assistance Grants readily available to non-earnings organizations that provide exclusive companies to the people of Laguna Seaside. The objective of this application is to help community businesses in funding new jobs or expanded expert services inside the neighborhood. On Tuesday, the Metropolis Council approved employees to go forward with an expedited schedule for the grant plan, with a complete of $250,000 available for distribution.
The Town of Laguna Seashore is at the moment accepting apps for Local community Guidance Grants and applications are readily available at www.lagunabeachcity.slideroom…. and will be approved by means of Monday, February 22, 2021.
Cultural Arts Grant Funding
As portion of Tuesday’s City Council action, $60,000 was allocated to fund the Cultural Arts Grant funding deficit, and an expedited plan was approved. The Town of Laguna Beach is presently accepting programs for Cultural Arts Funding. Apps will be acknowledged from non-income organizations whose primary reason and experience is presenting arts systems. By means of the aid of the Laguna Beach Tourism Advertising District and City of Laguna Seashore, up to a whole of $200,000 will be accessible for distribution. Purposes will be evaluated on packages that provide the best advantages in conference the requirements of Laguna Beach, its residents, and readers.
Cultural Arts Funding applications are obtainable now at www.lagunabeachcity.slideroom…. and will be acknowledged by means of Monday, February 22, 2021.
Laguna COVID-19 Relief Fund
To rapidly offer direct economic support to persons and staff members dwelling or working in Laguna Beach that have been impacted by COVID-19, the Laguna Seashore City Council amended its $300,000 matching grant for Phase 2 of the Laguna Covid-19 Reduction Fund to a $150,000 donation for quick a single-time use, and the remaining $150,000 to be allocated as matching grant resources.
The Laguna Covid-19 Reduction Fund, administered by the Laguna Beach front Group Basis (LBCF), presents Unexpected emergency Aid Mini-Grants up to a utmost of $1,000 for each domestic to individuals living or performing in Laguna Seashore* with emphasis on those in the restaurant, hospitality, retail, and personal solutions industries. All donations created to the Laguna Covid-19 Relief Fund are tax-deductible.
For a lot more information on how to donate or apply, check out the program’s web site at www.lagunacovid19relief.com.
Laguna Beach Company Guidance Solutions Program
In conjunction with LB CARES, the Town of Laguna Beach front has also founded the Laguna Beach front Small business Support Services Software. This new method is being recognized to assist local corporations and non-gains entry readily available sources provided by condition, federal, and county governing administration, aid determine the best means to meet up with each individual business’ unique circumstance, and to assist organizations with the course of action of making ready and distributing programs.