Love Sausalito Small Business Fund

We all benefit from a local economy driven by unique small businesses. That small business community is hurting deeply during this time of the COVID-19 crisis. Many business owners have not found the words or platform to ask for help, nor have they received any emergency funding.


The Sausalito Chamber of Commerce has been supporting the collective needs of this small business community for 75 years. This time is no different.  Therefore we are establishing the “Love Sausalito Business Fund" to provide immediate and direct cash grants to as many of our businesses as we can.  Grants are open to all Sausalito businesses NOT just chamber members.  These will be modest grants, they aim to ease some of the financial hardships the current crisis is presenting.

Grant Mechanics
Grants from $1000 - $5,000 will be given out to Sausalito small businesses on a first-come, first-served basis as funds are raised. Our hope is to help as many applicants as possible with your generosity & support!


Qualifications for receiving a grant:
Brick and mortar retail or business in Sausalito 94965
10 or fewer full-time equivalent employees as of Jan. 2020
No existing GoFundMe campaign
Have not received any SBA or PPP Funding

None of the funds raised will go to the Sausalito Chamber. This is one more way we are trying to help our community.  After you donate, please spread the word!  

*Home office-based businesses do not qualify, nor do independent contractors that share a physical location, whether it is a personal or business service, under a single name (e.g. a single salon or an architectural practice). The applicant must be the primary business operator and/or lessee of the space. 

Only online applications will be accepted at www.sausalito.org  the application to apply will be available on May 10th.  A committee of community members, business owners (not applying), and financial advisors will be making the grants decisions.

Donations

  • Lorna Newlin 
    • $500 
    • 3 d
  • Waterstreet Hardware and Marine 
    • $100 
    • 3 d
  • Linda Neilsen 
    • $75 
    • 3 d
  • Doug Alleavitch 
    • $100 
    • 4 d
  • Laurel & Jerry Spolter 
    • $250 
    • 5 d
See all

Organizer

Juli Vieira 
Organizer
Sausalito, CA
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