COVID19 Small Biz Support

COVID-19 Small Biz Support

We’re passionate about supporting small businesses and doing what we can to lean in and elevate startups, especially during these uncertain times.

As a small business ourselves, we’ve compiled a list of resources that have also been helpful for us during this time. The below contains a curated list of financial help including loans and grants, as well as marketing, and mental support for small businesses. Do you want to be featured on our blog or want to partner with us on a giveaway? Shoot me an email at: [email protected]

BUSINESS RESOURCES 

CDCCenters for Disease Control and Prevention

CARES ACT: Coronavirus Aid Relief, and Economic Security Act

SBASmall Business Guidance and Loan Resources

Score: Nation’s largest network of volunteer and business mentors helping small businesses get off the ground.

WBENC: Resource list for Women-Owned Businesses

FINANCIAL AID

Loans:

PPP: Paycheck Protection Program

Express Bridge Loan Pilot Program: Allows small businesses who currently have a business relationship with an SBA Express Lender to access up to $25,000 with less paperwork.

Economic Injury Disaster Loan: Low-interest loans up to $2 million through the Small Business Administration for states impacted by COVID-19.

Goldman Sachs: Small Business Loans and Grants

JP Morgan Chase: $50 Million worth of philanthropic investments

Shopify: Small Business Government Relief Programs (Geographically ordered)

Grants:

Facebook: Small Business Grants

Nav’s Small Business Grant: $10,000 to take your business to the next level, grant round closes May 30th.

LISC and Verizon: Small Business Recovery Fund

Business For All: Apply for grants up to $50,000

Google: For Small Business Grants

Red Backpack Fund: Backed By Spanx’s Sara Blakely and Global Giving, to support women entrepreneurs.

IFundWomen and Visa: Support for women entrepreneurs

RESTAURANTS AND STORE FRONTS

One Fair Wage Emergency Fund: Cash assistance for tipped workers and other service workers

Cherry Bombe: Resource list compiled for the hospitality industry (Geographically ordered)

Restaurant Employees Funds Hub: A hub of funds for the restaurant industry

Amped Kitchens: Dedicated, permit ready kitchen spaces for food makers who need a new space FAST

MARKETING AND CREATIVE SUPPORT

Chandelier Creative: Freebie Fridays, get the chance for Chandelier Creative to work with your brand for free!

Adobe Creative Initiatives: Free in-home access to Creative Cloud

Mailchimp: $10 Million Small Business Support Fund

MENTAL HEALTH

COVID-19 Risk Assessment and Anxiety Screener

Mental Health Network for Employers: Employer Resource Guides

Mindfulness: Live, virtual interactive sessions led by certified experts

Worker Wellbeing: Free, confidential immediate workplace support via SMS

HOW YOU CAN HELP

Food Rescue US: An organization taking leftover food from restaurants and events to shelters

Take Action to help save restaurants

Purchase a dining bond

Contribute to the James Beard Foundation’s Food and Bev Industry Relief Fund

Order directly from restaurants

Stay safe and healthy,

Anna