Bexar County Small Business Relief Grant Program

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Bexar County Small & Micro Business COVID-19 Relief Grant 

Program is a new fund to provide emergency relief to small businesses struggling under the financial impact of COVID-19. The Emergency Fund is designed to help small and micro small businesses within the Bexar County, Texas.

Business Qualifications:

  • Annual gross revenues of not more than $1 million from all business activities;
  •    Has not received a Bexar County Grant/Loan previously;
  •    Limited to businesses that are located and will remain in Bexar County;
  •    Demonstrates a loss of at least 15% of revenue in the period beginning March 12, 2020;
  •    Industries not included are professional services such as physicians, clinics, dentists, attorneys, engineers, architects, insurance agencies, vacation and long term rentals and sexually oriented businesses
  •    Local non-profits are eligible to apply. No more than 10% of funding can go to non-profits. Grant funds are to be used for operational expenses
  •    Sole Proprietors are eligible to apply

Grant Amounts:

  • Microbusinesses with 1-5 full time employees grant up to $10,000
  • Small businesses with 6-10 full time employees grant up to $25,000

Eligible Expenditures:

Businesses may apply for the following expenses associated with business operations: payroll, lease/mortgage, supplies, inventory, utility, etc.

Precinct Allocation: Precinct 4 - $1,707,952

San Antonio for Growth on the Eastside (SAGE)

(210) 248-9178,

Application Timeline:

  • Applications open June 8, 2020 until June 19, 2020 at 5:00 PM CST. Applications must be done online.
  • Application Review: June 22, 2020
  • Lottery: June 23, 2020
  • Awards: June 29, 2020-December 30, 2020





Application Assistance: 

If you are in need of assistance to complete the online application, please sign-up for an appointment. Universal City staff will be available at the Universal City Public Library to help with any questions and assist with completing the application. Walk-ins are accepted but please be patient until someone is available.

  • Tuesday, June 16 - 8am-11am
  • Wednesday, June 17 - 8am-11am, 5pm-7pm
  • Universal City Public Library, 100 Northview
  • Sign-up for an appointment online
  • Review the document checklist and bring all necessary documents with you to the appointment.


If you have any additional questions, please call 210-619-0721.