COVID-19 Grant Progam

On March 11, 2021, the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) was signed into law, allocating $32.3 million of Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds to the City of Oceanside. As part of its ARPA spending plan, the Oceanside City Council approved $300,000 to be used for grants to businesses negatively impacted by COVID-19.

The City is partnering with MainStreet Oceanside and the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce to manage the grant program. The application period is open October 6, 2021 through November 19, 2021.


For eligibility requirements and to apply, choose one of the links below:


Businesses located in Downtown Oceanside can apply here

Businesses located outside Downtown Oceanside (within Oceanside city limits) can apply here


Unsure whether your business is located in Downtown Oceanside or greater Oceanside?

Check the Downtown Oceanside map


¿Habla español?  

Si necesita asistencia en español para completar su aplicación tenemos personal disponible. Si su negocio está localizado en el centro de Oceanside, contacte a Gumaro Si su negocio está localizado fuera del centro de Oceanside, contacte a Scott Ashton,


For specific questions about your application status, please contact the organization through which you applied:

  • MainStreet Oceanside (760) 754-4512

  • Oceanside Chamber of Commerce (760) 722-1534

For general information about the COVID-19 business grant program, contact Michelle Geller, Economic Development Manager, at or (760) 435-3351.