The City of Mountain View is launching phase two of the Small Business Resiliency Loan Program. The program will provide a limited number of $15,000 no-interest loans for storefront small businesses on a first come, first serve basis. Businesses must be impacted by COVID-19. Prior City loan recipients are not eligible to apply.


City of Mountain View Contact Information: SmallBiz@mountainview.gov if you have any questions.

To Be Eligible, Your Business Must:

  • Operate out of a physical commercial storefront (open to the public) within the city limits of Mountain View, California
  • Must sell goods and services (food, daycare, cleaning, salons, music, retail, etc.) to the general public
  • If the business is a chain, all eligibility requirements must be met by the Mountain View location and the funds
  • May only be used for the Mountain View location
  • If the principal business owner owns multiple Mountain View businesses, only apply to receive funds for one business
  • For-profit business in good standing (no compliance orders, outstanding code violations, etc.)
  • Must have at least one and no more than 25 employees
  • Have an active City of Mountain View business license prior to March 17, 2020
  • Have operated in Mountain View prior to January 1, 2020
  • Have at least 6-months remaining on lease if the business is location dependent
  • Have a business bank account
  • Exhibit a financial burden – Examples:
    • Complete or partial closure since March 17, 2020
    • Increased cost related to COVID-19
    • 25% or more reduction in revenue since March 17, 2020

Use of Funds:

  • Loan amount is $15,000
  • Equipment/inventory
  • Mortgage payments, insurance premiums, property tax, etc.
  • Working capital (including rent, utilities, payroll, supplies, etc.)

Si necesita asistencia para completar este Formulario Para Préstamos en español, comuníquese con Adrián Gómez-Zavala (adrian@mainstreetlaunch.org)

Loan Inquiry Form

Please complete the Loan Inquiry Form for Mountain View-Based Businesses.

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