Some financial help is now available for small business owners economically impacted by the Thomas Fire and Montecito Mudslide.
Women’s Economic Ventures (WEV) in Santa Barbara is offering $450,000 worth of grants to eligible businesses in Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties.
The money was donated by Wells Fargo for recovery grants of up to $10,000.
Examples of economic hardship include:
-Lost revenue due to closures and/or changed and disrupted customer patterns
-Suspension of operations
-Plant, property, and equipment damages
-Other direct/indirect costs relating to the disasters
WEV is accepting applications until November 16 or until 150 applications are received.
Applications can be found here.