COVID-19 Services and Resources

(New) Small Business Recovery Grants

The Santa Monica Small Business Recovery Grant Program is funded by the City of Santa Monica, the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce Foundation and community donors in order to provide economic assistance to small businesses impacted by COVID-19.  The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (“LISC”) will be administering the Santa Monica Grant. Financial assistance will be allocated to eligible, qualified small businesses with final award recommendations based on availability of funds, program guidelines, and the submission of all required information and supporting documentation.  Grant funds may be used towards eligible activities, listed below, associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.


The Santa Monica Small Business Recovery Grant Program will provide one-time funding of $5,000 to brick-and-mortar small businesses located in the City of Santa Monica with gross sales under $2,000,000 based off of 2019 or 2020 Federal Tax Returns. 

COVID-19 Mobile Vaccine Team Interest Form / Interest Form

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is providing mobile vaccine teams to administer COVID-19 vaccines at various locations throughout the community. If you are interested, please complete this form and our Mobile Vaccine Phone Bank Team will contact you to provide more information and help answer any of your questions. Thank you for your interest! If you have any questions, please email at: chs@ph.lacounty.gov

If you would like to request a mobile COVID-19 vaccination unit at your place of business, please click here.

COVID-19 Testing from Quantgene

Quantgene is on the forefront of the battle against COVID-19. Providing the largest same-day testing capacity in California, Quantgene is your customized employer solution to safely reopening your business. Quantgene offers a number of testing solutions to fit your needs, with the goal of quickly and accurately testing your employees so you know when it’s safe for them to return to work.


Quantgene is a Santa Monica-based business. To learn more about Quantgene and to sign up for a paid walk-in test TODAY, click here

To see how Quantgene can help your business contact Kate Grable at Katherine@quantgene.com or (424) 272-1566.

Lease Negotiation and Mediation

Pettit Kohn Ingrassia Lutz & Dolin has partnered with the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce to provide discounted mediation services to the Chamber’s commercial landlords and tenants that have been impacted by COVID-19, specifically as it relates to the commercial eviction moratorium and related rent repayment plans.

The benefits of participating in mediation include preserving tenancy and occupancy; saving time and money; allowing the parties to have full participation in decisions; encouraging creative solutions; and helping to cultivate peaceful relationships.

If you are a member of the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce and would like to participate in this mediation program, please fill out the “Request for Mediation Services” form via the following link: https://pettitkohn.com/landlord-tenant-mediation/

Santa Monica Rewards – Drive customer loyalty to your business

A partnership between the Chamber, Santa Monica Buy Local Committee, and Saltwater Software, Santa Monica Rewards is a new, white label customer loyalty program that empowers local businesses with valuable tools to drove return business from local customers.

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