Past Events

February 8, 2021

Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes, Chair of the Assembly Committee on Jobs, Economic Development, and the Economy, is pleased to announce the launch of the $500 million Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant program for eligible small business owners and nonprofits who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Grants ranging from $5,000-$25,000 will be awarded to eligible small businesses and nonprofits to help cover expenses during the pandemic. Applications for Round 1 have closed. The second round of applications will open at 8:00 a.m. February 2 and will run through 6:00 p.m. February 8 at 6:00 p.m. Applicants who submitted all necessary documents in the first round and met eligibility requirements but did not receive a grant, do not need to reapply; their applications will be rolled over for consideration in the second round.

In an effort to ensure that this important information is shared throughout our small business and nonprofit community, Assemblymember Cervantes encourages you to tune in to an informative webinar hosted through the deadline.

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Small businesses and nonprofits are encouraged to visit  www.CAReliefGrant.com to review eligibility, prepare business documents and get ready to apply.

February 25, 2021

Higher education means greater opportunity-the knowledge and skills you gain through education, as well as career and technical training, can be used for the rest of your life. Although finding ways to pay for college can be a daunting task, my office is here to help.

California students and families can virtually attend Cash for College workshops for help completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or California Dream Act (CADAA) and Chafee Grant for Foster Youth applications. Completing the FAFSA allows qualified students to be considered for the greatest amount of financial aid from federal, state, and college sources - and it is free to fill out.

March 2, is the priority financial aid filing deadline for most colleges and universities and the absolute deadline for submission of your Cal Grant application. To learn about your options, and how you can apply, I invite you and your family to attend one of our upcoming Cash for College workshops in partnership with the Offices of Senator Richard Roth, Assemblymember Jose Medina, and the Alvord, Jurupa, and Riverside Unified School Districts.

  • Wednesday, February 3, 2021- 5:00pm-6:30pm
  • Thursday, February 4, 2021 - 5:00pm-6:30pm (Spanish)

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The California Student Aid Commission is hosting a series of statewide Cash for College webinars to provide information to help California students and families complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the CA Dream Act Application, and are open to all students and families applying for financial aid. 

  • Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 5:30pm-8:00pm
  • Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm (English/Spanish)
  • Saturday, January 30, 2021 - 10:00am-12:30pm
  • Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 5:30pm-8:00pm
  • Monday, February 22, 2021 - 5:30pm-8:00pm (English/Spanish)
  • Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 5:30pm-8:00pm

Register for a webinar

For more information, or to get additional resources, visit our Student Resources page.

February 10, 2021

Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes, in partnership with California Consulting, will be hosting a Grant Writing Workshop on Wednesday, February 10, 10 AM - 12 PM. As the Chair of the Assembly Committee on Jobs, Economic Development, and the Economy, Assemblymember Cervantes knows how important nonprofits are to the economic vitality of the Inland Empire and is excited to help provide access to expertise that can help our nonprofits grow.

This Grant Writing Workshop will walk you through the grant writing process from identifying the right funding resource for your organization, the key aspects of an exceptional grant application, and proper post-award follow up. Our workshop will also include live Q&A, so be sure to prepare your questions ahead of time to take full advantage of this exciting opportunity!

Wednesday, February 10

10 AM – 12 PM

Register: https://bit.ly/2LGStrA

 

January 5, 2021

La asambleísta Sabrina Cervantes, presidenta del Comité de Empleo, Desarrollo Económico y Economía de la Asamblea, se complace en anunciar el lanzamiento del programa de subvenciones de ayuda COVID-19 para pequeñas empresas de $500 millones para propietarios de pequeñas empresas elegibles y organizaciones sin fines de lucro que han sido afectados por la pandemia del COVID-19. Se otorgarán subvenciones que oscilan entre $5,000 y $25,000 a pequeñas empresas elegibles y organizaciones sin fines de lucro para ayudar a cubrir los gastos durante la pandemia. Las solicitudes para la Ronda 1 se abrirán el miércoles 30 de diciembre de 2020 y cerrarán el viernes 8 de enero a las 11:59 p.m. La segunda ronda se anunciará en un futuro próximo.

En un esfuerzo por garantizar que esta información importante se comparta con nuestras pequeñas empresas y organizaciones sin fines de lucro, la asambleísta Cervantes le invita a unirse a ella en un seminario web para pequeñas empresas, en asociación con la red SBDC del condado de Orange/Inland Empire, en una de las siguientes fechas:

Sabado 26 de diciembre

Inglés y Español

11AM

Martes 29 de diciembre

Inglés y Mandarín

11 AM

Para registrarse para el seminario web y para fechas adicionales, visite: https://fullerton.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_DNMLHwM5SSehzRxAKkSFZA

Martes 5 de enero

Inglés y Español

11 AM

Para registrarse para el seminario web, visite: https://fullerton.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_rYAyzfOvTFenM37S4PhW1g

Las pequeñas empresas y las organizaciones sin fines de lucro pueden visitar el www.CAReliefGrant.com para revisar la elegibilidad, preparar documentos comerciales y prepararse para presentar una solicitud.

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January 5, 2021

Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes, Chair of the Assembly Committee on Jobs, Economic Development, and the Economy, is pleased to announce the launch of the $500 million Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant program for eligible small business owners and nonprofits who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Grants ranging from $5,000-$25,000 will be awarded to eligible small businesses and nonprofits to help cover expenses during the pandemic. Applications for Round 1 will open on Wednesday, December 30, 2020, and close on Friday, January 8 at 11:59 pm. Round 2 will be announced in the near future.

In an effort to ensure that this important information is shared throughout our small business and nonprofit community, Assemblymember Cervantes invites you to join her for a small business webinar, in partnership with the Orange County/Inland Empire SBDC Network, on one of the following dates:

Saturday, Dcember 26

English & Spanish

11AM

Tuesday, December 29

English & Mandarin

11 AM

To register, and for additional dates, visit https://fullerton.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_DNMLHwM5SSehzRxAKkSFZA.

Tuesday, January 5

English & Spanish

11 AM

To register, visit https://fullerton.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_rYAyzfOvTFenM37S4PhW1g

Small businesses and nonprofits are encouraged to visit the newly launched www.CAReliefGrant.com to review eligibility, prepare business documents and get ready to apply.