SCE Power Lunch – Help with Your Utility Bills, Grab Your Lunch and Get Informed! Southern California Edison representatives will join us to share information on the following: Options for customers facing financial hardship as a result of COVID-19 Information on customer rebate programs and other options for customers to save on their electric bills, Tips on how to be prepared in the event of an emergency
Charter Communications, Inc., which serves Cathedral City, announced its participation in the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) $3.2 billion Emergency Broadband Benefit Program, part of the company’s ongoing commitment to help close the digital divide. You may be eligible for a credit up to $50 per month (up to $75 for households on Tribal Lands) toward qualifying Spectrum Internet plans for the duration of the program.
The American Rescue Plan Act established the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) to provide funding to help restaurants and other eligible businesses keep their doors open. This program will provide restaurants with funding equal to their pandemic-related revenue loss up to $10 million per business and no more than $5 million per physical location.
Thanks to Coachella Valley Economic Partnership (CVEP), Greater Coachella Valley Chamber of Commerce and the City of Cathedral City, PPE items will be available for pick-up at the Chamber Office this Wednesday, February 24th from 9 am to 10:30 am, while supplies last.
The United Way and Lift to Rise have teamed up together to provide rental assistance for Riverside County residents who are behind in their rents due the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Riverside County has reserved $33 million to help pay rents and keep people in their homes. Nearly 10,000 families can apply for up to $3,500 in grant funds to help with back rental payments since April 2020.
Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), one of the country’s largest social enterprises supporting projects and programs to revitalize underserved communities and bring greater economic opportunity to residents, is offering grants ranging between $5,000 and $20,000 to businesses affected by COVID-19.
Cathedral City is seeing a sharp increase in the number of confirmed coronavirus cases. At the beginning of June, Cathedral City had 165 total cases for all of the months of March, April and May. By June 30th, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases skyrocketed to 618, a 275% increase of the previous three months.
Healthier communities also mean having increased opportunities for physical activity. How that will look may be different in the future, but having access to quality and connected walking and biking facilities still remains an important priority. Learn more about four potential projects that aim to make walking, biking, and driving low-speed vehicles like golf carts easier and safer in Cathedral City. Help us Connect Cathedral City.
Has your small, for-profit business been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic? If so, you may be eligible to receive a $10,000 grant from the Riverside County COVID-19 Business Assistance Grant Program. You do not have to pay back the grant. This is a first come, first serve basis grant program. Once the $45 million is gone, the grant program ends. Don’t delay!
A proposed 60-unit Veterans Housing Project in Cathedral City is one step closer to reality as the project developers, Ikaika Ohana (Urban Housing Communities), have received a $5.5 million Veterans Housing and Homelessness Prevention Program (VHHP) award through the California Department of Housing and Community Development.