Please Note

The SEED Rental Assistance Grant Application closes at 11:59pm PST on Thursday, March 30, 2023

In April of 2021, the City of Los Angeles established the Social Equity Entrepreneur Development Grant Program (SEED) Grant Program). The Rules and Regulations for the SEED Grant Program can be found here. The SEED Grant Program utilizes funding from the Cannabis Equity Grant for Local Jurisdictions (CEG Grant) to provide financial assistance to verified Social Equity Individual Applicants. To date, the City of Los Angeles has dedicated $11 million towards the SEED Grant Program through funds made available through the 2019,  2020, and 2022 California CEG Grant awards.

SEED is administered in partnership with Elevate Impact LA.

SEED Rental Assistance Grant Lunch & Learn

Please join DCR and Elevate Impact LA for a SEED Rental Assistance Grant Program Lunch and Learns! The team from Elevate Impact LA will walk participants through each step of the application and answer questions. 

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SEED Rental Assistance Grant Program 1.0 (SEED 1.0) utilizes $4 million funding from the Cannabis Equity Grant for Local Jurisdictions to provide financial assistance to verified Social Equity Individual Applicants.

Through SEED 1.0, Phase 3 Retail Round 1 (P3RR1) Social Equity Individual Applicants deemed eligible for further processing pursuant to Los Angeles Municipal Code 104.06.1(b) may be eligible to receive a rental assistance grant of up to $50,000.

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SEED Rental Assistance Grant Program 2.0 (SEED 2.0) utilizes $1 million funding from the Cannabis Equity Grant for Local Jurisdictions to provide financial assistance to verified Social Equity Individual Applicants.

Through SEED 2.0, all non-P3RR1 verified Social Equity Individual Applicants may apply to receive a rental assistance grant of $10,000.

Elevate Impact Los Angeles

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Resources

SEED Rental Assistance Grant Lunch & Learn

Need help with the education requirement? Click this document for instructions on navigating the PDF iconLearning Management System (LMS)