Resources Available in Response to COVID-19

  1. Small / Medium Businesses
  2. Sole Proprietorships / Self-Employed Individuals
  3. Non-Profits
  • Facebook Small Business Grants Program - Facebook is offering $100 million in cash grants and ad credits for up to 30,000 eligible small businesses in over 30 countries where it operates.
  • Financial Assistance for Small Business - U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation has compiled a list of programs providing financial assistance to small businesses. Includes Multi-State Programs and State-by-State Programs.
  • James Beard Foundation Relief Fund - (Applications suspended due to overwhelming response; Foundation will notify its audience if the application will be reopened.) Provides critical financial assistance to small, independent restaurants that, due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) national disaster, have an immediate need for funds to pay set operating expenses and keep from going out of business.
  • The NDN Collective COVID-19 Response Project - Provides immediate relief to Tribal Nations, front line Indigenous-led organizations, and individuals who are providing essential services to Indigenous communities in North America during the current global health pandemic within the next 15 to 45 days to provide gap resources during this health crisis.
  • Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Assistance Loans
  • SBA Paycheck Protection Program - An SBA loan that helps businesses keep their workforce employed during the COVID-19 crisis.
  • San Mateo County Strong Fund - Emergency funding to support those most impacted by COVID-19 in San Mateo County in partnership with the Silicon Valley Community Foundation.