Temecula Assist: A Small Business Emergency Relief Grant

Temecula Assist (TA): A Small Business Emergency Relief Granfor Temecula Business Owners coping with the financial effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. TA is a half million dollar investment, approved by the City Council that provides direct relief in an effort to energize Temecula’s local economic backbone, which are small businesses. Temecula Assist consists of two tracks: (1) Rent Recovery and Job Retention Track, and (2)  Business Improvement Track. Below is the information on each of these two tracks, including the list of businesses with fully executed agreements. 

Note: Application period currently closed. Please check back for updates.

Rent Recovery and Job Retention

Overview: The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program provided the City of Temecula a formula allocation from the first round of CDBG-CV funding to be used specifically for the prevention of, preparation for, and response to the Coronavirus Panemic (COVID-19). This allocation was authorized by the Federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), Public Law 116-136, signed on March 27, 2020. 

Funding: The total funding for the Temecula Assist: Rent Recovery and Job Retention Track is $329,000, made available through CDBG funds. The maximum grant request is $10,000 per business.  

Application: Closed June 9, 2020 @ 5 p.m. If applied, check email (including SPAM folder) for information.

Guidelines - Rent Recovery and Job Retention (English)

Guidelines - Rent Recovery and Job Retention (Español)

Rent Recovery and Job Retention Agreements
Hideaway Hair SalonThe Smok’d Hog
Win Win Auto SalesEAT Marketplace
Complete Health ChiropracticThomas Kinkade at Old Town
FASTSIGNS TemeculaPenfolds Café, Inc.
Infinite Smile Family DentalFlawless Hair & Beauty Bar
S Thai Food RestaurantLa Cocina Bar and Grill
Designs On A Vine Boutique4M Engineering and Development
Athena Nails & Spa
HG Wedding and Events
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory
Law Office of Steve Aldaco
The Smile Suite at Towne Square
MG Financial & Insurance Services
The Yoga Barre
The Batter Up Bakery



Business Improvement Track

Overview: In response to the economic hardships experienced by businesses resulting from the pandemic, the City of Temecula is launching Temecula Assist, providing direct relief to energize Temecula’s local economic backbone, retain jobs, and to stabilize local businesses.



Funding: The total funding for the Temecula Assist: Business Improvement Track is $170,000, made available through the City’s General Fund. The maximum grant request is $5,000 per business.

Application: closed June 9, 2020 @ 5 p.m. If applied, check email (including SPAM folder) for information.

Guidelines - Business Improvement Guidelines (English)

Guidelines - Business Improvement Guidelines (Español)

Business Improvement Agreements
Jimmy Fu-tography
Cadenza School of Music
Z-Ultimate Self Defense Studios
Copeland, Miranda & Benner, CPA
F45 Training North Temecula
Temecula Valley Cardiology
909 Shoe Cleaner
Allstarz Entertainment
Your Perfect Ceremony
Detailed Floral Design
Dwight W. Eckard, DDD
Temecula Smog
Thomas Edwards Salon and Dry Bar
Fast Fix Jewelry & Watch Repair
Redhawk Family Dentistry
A New You Aesthetics
Mye Playground
Axiom Events
Miyamoto Music Studio
Bright Start for Kids
Thrive Well Trauma Center
Lindsey Rae Mayer
American Dinosaur Events
Toast
The Gifting Group
Magic Brow
Hardy Realtors
Print the Planet
Temecula Tax Services
A&B Insurance Services
Burn Boot Camp
Empire Auto
Stone Church Brewing
Lonie & Hornback, Inc