COVID-19: Resources for Small Businesses

Resources for Small Business

March 27, 2020

As promised, we will keep you as informed and as early as possible.

How to find out if you are eligible to apply for a low-interest loan for small businesses suffering economic injury because of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Here is how.

First,

visit www.sba.gov/coronavirus : SBA programs in response to COVID-19

visit www.usa.gov/coronavirus: All COVID-19 federal programs

Then, see this Power Point demonstration for the criteria and application process. Although it is for businesses located in the Washington Metropolitan Area. It gives you a pretty good idea of who qualifies and how to apply nationwide.

As the COVID-19 situation evolves, more and more Federal government agencies and large corporations have announced their programs to support small businesses. The White House Administration is also focusing on the challenges facing small businesses. It's a work in progress and will be updated frequently. We have compiled a list of resources here.

#USPAACCHere4You

Government Resources

The White House

Small Business Administration

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

Department of Labor

Department of State

Department of Homeland Security

Department of Transportation

Other Federal Government Agencies and Their COVID-19 Responses and Resources:

Resources from Large Corporations

Facebook Small Business Grant is providing $100 million in cash and ad credits for up to 30,000 eligible small businesses in over 30 countries. Facebook also lunched Business Resource Hub and Resilience Toolkit for best practices, tools and a self assessment to help protect your business from interruptions.

Google launched an SOS Alert on Google Search and an information
panel
on YouTube to help users find the latest developments surrounding the virus from authoritative sources. To help businesses and educators collaborate no matter where they’re located, Google is rolling out free access to our advanced Hangouts Meet video-conferencing capabilities to all G Suite and G Suite for Education customers globally. You can learn more about Google Cloud's work here and here.

Adobe giving everyone 2 months of free creative cloud to all the subscribers.

Uber is supporting the restaurant industry by 1. removing the delivery fee 2. rolling out a new payment option for restaurants 3. increasing safety for delivery 4. feeding first responders.

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