SEED Program

SEED Program for California Immigrant Entrepreneurs: New Round of Grants February 2022

CVIIC is pleased to inform California immigrants of the existence of the SEED Program. The program is created and funded by the State of California to support entrepreneurship among immigrant communities. CVIIC is working with Immigrants Rising to promote the participation of immigrants from the Central Valley in this program.

Interested individuals are invited to fill out the form below. Upon completion, you will be redirected automatically to the Immigrants Rising page to enroll in the SEED Program and receive free online training. Upon completion of the training, participants will be eligible to apply for $5,000 or $10,000 kick starter grants offered by the program.

The grant process is competitive, and a limited number of grants are available in each round of funding. Individuals who did not receive an award in an initial round may apply again.

Immigrants Rising is opening a new round of applications in February 2022. If interested, please start the process by filling out the form below. Upon completion, you will be directed to the official SEED program site.