ETP Grants

Social Entrepreneurs for Economic Development (SEED) Grant

March 24, 2021:
ETP and the Labor and Workforce Development Agency is pleased to announce the proposed awardees for the Social Entrepreneurs for Economic Development (SEED) Grant.  Awards will be finalized at the April 2nd Panel meeting.


SEED grants will support the entrepreneurship of immigrants and limited English proficient individuals, regardless of their immigration status, through the provision of micro-grants, training, outreach, and technical assistance to help them launch or sustain a small business aimed at addressing a social problem or meeting a community need.  To foster business innovation and equity, inclusion, and social responsibility, SEED will also include a demonstration project to support the creation and sustainability of worker-owned businesses and cooperatives.

SEED Grant Applications are now closed as of March 3, 2021 (3 PM PST). ETP Thanks all those who have applied. 

If you have any questions, please email the Policy Manager at

Paid Family Leave Small Business Grant (PFL SB Grant) 2020

Thank you for your interest in the 2020 PFL SB Grant.  The application period for this grant closed on 10/15/2020.

If you are a small business seeking to participate, please contact ETP’s Economic Development Unit at (916) 327-4391.

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