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: The application period is 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 & SpaHG Wedding and Events
Rocky Mountain Chocolate FactoryUncle Bob’s Sports Bar and Grill
The Smile Suite at Towne SquareMG Financial & Insurance Services
The Yoga BarreThe Batter Up Bakery
Beauty By DesignCapri Tailoring
Relentless Brewing Co. Masek Chiropractic
Law Office of Steve Aldaco  
Trendsetter Collections
Mariposa Ice CreamSunny Candy Co. 
Painted Earth
Salon de Cheveux


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-tographyCadenza School of Music
Z-Ultimate Self Defense StudiosCopeland, Miranda & Benner, CPA
F45 Training North TemeculaTemecula Valley Cardiology
909 Shoe CleanerAllstarz Entertainment
Your Perfect CeremonyDetailed Floral Design
Dwight W. Eckard, DDDTemecula Smog
Thomas Edwards Salon and Dry BarFast Fix Jewelry & Watch Repair
Redhawk Family DentistryA New You Aesthetics
Mye PlaygroundAxiom Events
Miyamoto Music StudioBright Start for Kids
Thrive Well Trauma CenterLindsey Rae Mayer
American Dinosaur EventsToast
The Gifting GroupMagic Brow
Hardy RealtorsPrint the Planet
Temecula Tax ServicesA&B Insurance Services
Burn Boot CampEmpire Auto
Stone Church BrewingLonie & Hornback, Inc