The California State Compensation Fund announced two separate funds to assist California workers and businesses during the COVID-19 crisis. The Essential Business Support Fund and the Essential Worker Support Fund are funds available through State Fund to help California businesses and workers.
The State Fund Essential Business Support Fund, a $25-million fund designed to assist our policyholders who are operating as essential businesses during this unprecedented time.
The fund provides grants to qualified policyholders to help defray the cost of safety-related expenses, planned or already incurred, related to protecting their employees from COVID-19.
State Fund policyholders who are operating an essential business may be eligible to apply for this grant. The full list of qualifications, rules and requirements is available here.