SBA Loan Program for Small Businesses
The SBA is working directly with state Governors to provide targeted, low-interest loans to small businesses and non-profits that have been severely impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan program provides small businesses with working capital loans of up to $2 million that can provide vital economic support to small businesses to help overcome the temporary loss of revenue they are experiencing.
Department of Labor Resources
- Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employee Paid Leave Rights (PDF)
- Spanish (PDF)
- Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employer Paid Leave Requirements (PDF)
- Spanish (PDF)
Questions and Answers
- Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Questions and Answers
- COVID-19 and the Fair Labor Standards Act: Questions and Answers
- COVID-19 and the Family and Medical Leave Act: Questions and Answers
- Employee Rights: Paid Sick Leave and Expanded Family and Medical Leave under The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)
- Federal Employee Rights: Paid Sick Leave and Expanded Family and Medical Leave under The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)
- Families First Coronavirus Response Act Notice – Frequently Asked Questions
Get Free Local Business Assistance
SBA’s District Offices and Resource Partners like SCORE offices, Women’s Business Centers, Small Business Development Centers and Veterans Business Outreach Centers have trained experts who can help you craft a plan specific to your situation and navigate rapid changes in the marketplace.
GoFundMe Launches Relief Initiative to Help Small Business Impacted By COVID-19 in Partnership with Yelp
GoFundMe, the world’s largest social fundraising platform, launched the Small Business Relief Initiative to support those impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of the announcement, GoFundMe is partnering with Yelp, the company that connects people with great local businesses. The Small Business Relief Initiative will supply financial assistance and support to businesses across the country by providing fundraising tools and grants to help during the crisis. GoFundMe is teaming up with Yelp to make it easy for people to donate to businesses directly from their Yelp page.
Facebook for Business
Facebook is offering $100M in cash grants and ad credits for up to 20,000 eligible small businesses in over 30 countries. The program can keep your workforce going strong, help with your rent costs, connect with more customers, and cover operational costs.
Facebook will begin taking applications in the coming weeks. In the meantime, you can sign up to receive more information when it becomes available.
Facebook is working to keep people safe and informed, and is committed to providing as much support as possible.
Here are 5 steps you can take today:
- Keep your self safe and informed.
- Stay in touch with your customers.
- Try hosting online events (webinar, live sessions, etc.)
- Prepare a customer service plan.
- Provide a list of frequently asked questions (FAQs).