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  • U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) – Disaster Loans: Winter Storms, Straight-Line Winds, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides
    • Business Physical Disaster Loans – Loans to businesses to repair or replace disaster-damaged property owned by the business, including real estate, inventories, supplies, machinery and equipment. Businesses of any size are eligible. Private, non-profit organizations such as charities, churches, private universities, etc., are also eligible.
      • Counties Eligible: Butte
      • Application Deadline: July 20, 2023
    • Home Disaster Loans – Loans to homeowners or renters to repair or replace disaster-damaged real estate and personal property, including automobiles.
      • Counties Eligible: Butte
      • Application Deadline: July 20, 2023
    • Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) – Working capital loans to help small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture, and most private, non-profit organizations of all sizes meet their ordinary and necessary financial obligations that cannot be met as a direct result of the disaster. These loans are intended to assist through the disaster recovery period.
      • Counties Eligible: Glenn, Sutter, Tehama, and Yuba
      • Application Deadline: January 3, 2024
    • Click here for additional information.
    • To begin the application process, survivors can do one of the following:
  • California Department of Aging: Heatwave Resources
  • California Department of Public Health 
    • Stay Cool (During the Hottest Times of the Day):
      • Those without air conditioning should check with their city or county for cooling centers or visit public locations such as a library or shopping mall.
      • Avoid physical exertion or exercising outdoors.
      • Wear lightweight, light colored, loose clothing, hats, sunglasses and sunscreen.
    • Stay Hydrated:
      • Drink plenty of fluids, especially water, even when not thirsty; drink sports drinks (in moderation with water) to help replace electrolytes lost during exercise.
      • Avoid sugary, alcoholic, and very cold drinks.
    • Stay Connected:
      • Monitor those at high risk of heat-related  illness including infants and young children; people 65 years of age or older; individuals with chronic illness, disabilities or who are pregnant.
      • Use a buddy system when working in the heat. 
    • Stay Informed:
      • Check local news for weather forecasts, extreme heat alerts, and cooling centers.
  • California Grants Portal
  • Federal Grants Database
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security is offering $374.9 million in grant funding for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 State and Local Cybersecurity Grant Program (SLCGP). SLCGP is a first-of-its-kind cybersecurity grant program specifically for state, local, and territorial (SLT) governments across the country to help them strengthen their cyber resilience.
  • Student Loan Empowerment Project (SLE Project) – a two-year, $7.25 million grant program designed to assist nonprofit organizations in delivering education, counseling, and legal assistance programs for Californians with student loans.
    • Grant Types: The SLE Project includes two main grant streams—Network Coordination grants support network-wide coordination for the Project. Service Partner grants fund community-based services, such as financial education counseling and legal assistance for borrowers.
    • Application Deadline: October 18, 2023
    • Application Portal:
  • BenefitsCal – Apply for food (CalFresh), cash aid (CalWORKs, GA/GR, RCA, TCVAP), and health coverage benefits (Medi-Cal).

    Create an account to view your benefits and submit reports and renewals. You can also track your application status and upload documents.

  • Can’t afford to pay your ticket? Currently, 32 counties offer an online system as an optional way to request a reduction for your infraction citation in cases of financial need. 
    • You may ask the court for a:
      • fine reduction
      • payment plan
      • plan for delayed payment
      • community service
  • Community Legal Information Clinic (CLIC)
  • Legal Services of Northern California – Chico
    • 541 Normal Avenue, Chico, CA 95928
    • Phone: (530) 345-9491
    • Fax: (530) 345-6913
    • Website:
  • Legal Services of Northern California – Redding
    • 1370 West Street, Redding, CA 96001
    • Phone: (530) 241-3565
    • Fax: (530) 241-3982
    • Website:
  • California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc. – Marysville
    • 511 D Street, Marysville, CA 95901
    • Phone: (530) 742-5191
    • Website:
  • Yuba Sutter Legal Center for Seniors
    • 725 D. Street, Marysville, CA 95901
    • Phone: (530) 742-8289