Thank you for your interest in the City of Garden Grove's Programs. Please see below for updates on FY 2023-24 programs:
JOBS 1st Program - The application portal for the City's Jobs 1st Program is now OPEN!! The City is offering business retention grants up to $25,000 to businesses in need of payroll assistance. New or expanding Garden Grove businesses can also take advantage of the City's Jobs 1st loans up to $50,000. Program funds are limited and applications will be reviewed on a first-come first-served basis. Business owners can only be approved for 1 grant or loan, and past recipients of the grant or loan can re-apply for the assistance after 5 years.
Home Repair Program - The City of Garden Grove is offering home rehabilitation grants up to $5,000 to address Municipal Code violations, substandard living conditions, and necessary health & safety improvements to your home. Funding will be awarded to 20 eligible applicants who are selected through a blind raffle. The City will hold two raffles, one in July and another in January.
- 1st Round of Applications - June 23, 2023 – July 7, 2023
- 2nd Round of Applications - December 1, 2023 – December 15, 2023
The Office of Economic Development will be conducting ongoing reviews of the submitted applications. We appreciate your cooperation and patience in these unprecedented times.