Topanga Canyon Business Interruption Fund

Assisting businesses significantly impacted by the loss of customer support and business revenue due to the landslide that closed Topanga Canyon Boulevard (State Route 27) on March 9, 2024.
 
Applications will be accepted starting July 1, 2024.

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The Topanga Canyon Business Interruption Fund (BIF), funded by LA County Supervisor Lindsey P. Horvath and administered by LA County’s Department of Economic Opportunity, is designed to support qualified businesses who have experienced a significant impact by the loss of customer support and business revenue due to the Topanga Canyon road closure with grant awards up to $10,000.

Check back here soon for program updates including eligibility requirements and required documents. Applications will be accepted starting July 1, 2024.

Application Workshops

To support the impacted businesses understand the BIF and application process, the County and the Office of Supervisor Lindsey P. Horvath will be hosting an in-person and virtual workshop prior to July 1st where our representatives will walk you through the guidelines and application process.

See below for a list of upcoming virtual and in-person workshops:

Monday, June 24, at 6pm
Topanga Library Meeting Room
122 N Topanga Canyon Blvd
Topanga, CA 90290

Tuesday, June 25, at 6pm
Virtual Session (Zoom)

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must meet all of the following requirements:

  • Geographic Boundaries: Grantees must meet a minimum of ONE of the following geographic boundaries:
    • Business has an address on Topanga Canyon Blvd. between slide and Mulholland;
    • Business has an address on Old Topanga Canyon between Topanga Canyon Blvd. and Mulholland; or
    • Business has an address one quarter (1/4) mile radius from the road stretches mentioned above.
  • Type of Business: Grantees must be a storefront commercial business not located in a home. Nonprofit organizations, law firms and real estate offices or agencies are not eligible.
  • Demonstrate Significant Impact: Grantees must demonstrate that they have experienced a significant impact which is defined as a minimum of 50% decrease in gross revenue since March 9, 2024.
  • Business Registration Date: Grantees must be registered to do business legally in the state prior to January 1, 2024.
  • Business in Good Standing: Grantees must be active businesses currently in operation and in good standing with all local, state and federal taxing and licensing authorities.

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