Small Business Saturday is November 28! Save the date and keep en eye out for a super fun Virtual Merchant Showcase and great deals from your favorite Downtown businesses.
Fun fact: For every $1 spent at a local, independently-owned business, roughly $.68 stays in the local economy. By shopping at your favorite indie gift shop, barbershop, or restaurant, you are supporting other local businesses, generating sales tax revenue, and providing jobs for residents.
Main Street Presents
Repair, Recover, Revive! Conference
What: 2-day virtual conference from the California Main Street Alliance
For: Small businesses, commercial district revitalization managers, economic development professionals, and community leaders
Themes: Legal Solutions, Retail Solutions, Creative Placemaking, Tourism in the time of COVID, Government Relations/Advocacy, Funding for Small Business and Main Street
Perks: Connect with colleagues, grow your network, prizes, unlimited access to all sessions, presentations, and recordings.
Tickets: $25 and on sale now!
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Richmond Main Street Meal Giveaway Program
We are teaming up with community partners and volunteers to distribute thousands of fresh, healthy, restaurant-made meals and disposable masks to anyone in need.
Dates: Tuesdays & Thursdays
Time: 11am – 1pm
Location: RPAL parking lot, entrance at 23rd Street
How: Drive thru pick-up & walk-ins OK; Masks required for service.
More info: Call (510) 621-1221
Interested in Helping Out?
Volunteer, Donate, or Both!
Guides & Resources
Shop Local Safely
Learn How: 7 Ways to Support Local Safely
Shop Local: Downtown Businesses Directory
Top COVID19 Resources for Small Business & Residents
- EXTENDED Contra Costa County Rent Freeze & Eviction Moratorium
- LATEST HEALTH ORDER November 4 Reopening Updates & Face Covering Rules
- GET TESTED FREE COVID Testing for All County Residents Call 1 (844) 421-0804
- FREE FLU SHOTS Now available at all County COVID19 testing sites
- Richmond Cares Hotline Call (510) 620-6700, Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm
For Small Businesses
- DON’T MISS November 6 Small Business Mailer
- NEW GRANTS Contra Costa County Micro-Enterprise Relief Fund
- GET LOCAL HELP COVID-19 Navigation Call Center: 1 (833) 320-1919, Mon-Fri, 8:30am-5pm
More Help: Check out Our COVID-19 Community Resource Directory
NEW Section: Emergency & Natural Disaster Preparedness + Air Quality Info