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R Street Sacramento Partnership News

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, all R Street Sacramento Partnership meetings will be hosted via Zoom until further notice. Our next Board of Directors meeting is scheduled for Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 9am. Please visit our website for upcoming meeting information.

SBA officially rolls out shuttered venue grant program.

Small businesses eager to apply for the Small Business Administration's grant program for shuttered arts and culture venues — one that allows for a grant of up to $10 million — will be able to apply starting April 8. The SBA will also host a national informational webinar March 30 on the application process for potentially eligible businesses, which can register here for that event.
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Paycheck Protection Program Extension Deadline Approaches

A reminder that the deadline to apply for PPP funding is March 31, 2021. Congress is taking up legislation to extend this deadline, but businesses are encouraged to apply now if interested. To learn more about PPP and the updated benefits to this forgivable loan, visit or contact the Sacramento Metro Chamber at through the Capital Region Small Business Development Center.

Welcome to the R Street Corridor!

There's a new chef in town! Be sure to check out Che's Urban Eats at the Ice Blocks. They specialize in delicious empanadas with house-made Chimichurri sauce.
Hours of operation:
Monday - Thursday, 11am - 10pm
Friday-Saturday, 11am - 11pm
Sunday, 11am - 9pm. 
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Anthem Properties plans two 2021 Downtown Sacramento projects

Two long-underused sites in and near Downtown Sacramento will see a burst of activity this year, with multistory housing and retail projects by Anthem Properties getting underway. By month's end, Anthem plans to to start work on a 153-unit project on the southwest corner of 11th and J streets downtown, after announcing a new financial partner in the project Thursday. This fall, the firm plans to start another 137 units in an eight-story project on the southeast corner of 15th and S streets near the central city's R Street Corridor.
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Dine Al Fresco in the R Street Corridor!

Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner, the R Street Corridor has it all! Come visit some of our new creative outdoor dining spaces today! Please remember to wear your mask. 

  • BAWK
  • Bottle & Barlow
  • Burgers & Brew
  • Camellia Coffee Roasters
  • Che's Urban Eats
  • Curry Up Now
  • Device Brewery
  • FishFace Poke Bar
  • Fox & Goose Public House
  • Iron Horse Tavern
  • Mas Taco Bar
  • Mendocino Farms
  • R15/Cafe Bernardo
  • Shady Lady
  • Shoki Ramen House
  • SNUG/The Doobie bar
  • Uncle Vito's

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California Relief Grants Now Open

Two new funding rounds may still offer grants up to $25,000 for your cultural institution and/or business:

  • Round 4 (non-profit cultural institutions only): March 16 - March 23
  • Round 5: March 25 - March 31; current waitlisted small businesses and non-profits not selected in Rounds 1, 2, or 3 can apply
  • Round 6: TBA; current waitlisted small businesses and non-profits not selected in Rounds 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5

Learn about eligibility and apply at

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Appointments are required for vaccination and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Learn more about eligible groups and where to get vaccinated at Vaccinate Sacramento and register your interest in getting vaccinated (if you currently don't qualify) at

New Artist Spotlight

Cathy Cederlind, is a new studio artist in ARTHOUSE. She is a self-taught bead embroidery artist residing in Gold River, CA.  Cathy approaches her jewelry as a painter approaches a canvas, stitching with a needle rather than painting with a brush. ARTHOUSE gallery and shops are open for in-person shopping: Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 4pm

City/County Fines & Fees Input Needed

The City of Sacramento and Sacramento County were selected jointly to participate in the inaugural Cities and Counties for Fine and Fee Justice initiative. The Cities & Counties for Fine and Fee Justice effort will help them develop and implement fine and fee reforms that make a difference in the lives of low-income residents and residents of color – aligning with our City’s work in furthering inclusive economic development, to create more economic opportunity with and for lower-income communities and communities of color.  
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Help SacRT Plan Future Service

As the COVID-19 vaccines are being distributed, the Sacramento Regional Transit District (SacRT) is conducting a survey of riders and the community to better understand how they can best plan to meet the Sacramento region’s mobility needs in the coming months. They are seeking feedback about willingness to take public transit during/after the COVID-19 pandemic to help their advocacy for safe, clean and convenient transit as we move past this crisis.
Take the Survey

To view the R Street Sacramento Partnership 2020 Annual Report, please click here.

  Questions Regarding RSSP Services?

For questions regarding services provided by the R Street Sacramento Partnership, please contact Michelle Smira- Brattmiller at

RSSP Partners

Sacramento City Council Member, District 4, Steve Hansen,
Capital Area Development Authority • City of Sacramento 311 • City of Sacramento Police Department
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