The City of San Antonio Covid Impact Grants Program will provide financial support in the form of grants to small businesses that continue to be impacted by the pandemic. This
program is funded by American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) dollars allocated by the city of San Antonio, administered by local small business advocate and non-profit lender, LiftFund, and has dedicated $17,000,000 Million in funding to support for-profit small businesses operating prior to 1/1/2020 with grants up to $35,000. An additional $10,000 construction impact supplement is available for those who qualify.
Applications open Monday, August 1st at 10am and will close Monday August 22nd at 5:00pm. Small business owners are encouraged to visit for more information regarding eligibility, required documents, and links to informational webinars hosted by Liftfund.
As part of a community partnership with Southside First, Culturingua, Prosper West, Centro San Antonio, and SAGE, The Maestro Entrepreneur Center will be offering

Application Assistance Sessions by appointment and every Wednesday and Friday from 9am-4pm beginning August 1st on our campus, 1811 S. Laredo St. Small business owners can speak with a member of our team who will review documents for the application and help to ensure it includes all the required information to apply and be eligible for funding.
The Maestro Entrepreneur Center is committed to helping small businesses and entrepreneurs in our community succeed! If you are a small business owner interested in this COVID Impact Grant Program, please reach out to the Maestro Entrepreneur Center. You can schedule an appointment by calling 210-846-0744, or emailing Community Outreach Coordinator Laeree Lepovitz at or Programs Coordinator
Michael Hinojosa at for more information.