Resources for Small Businesses During Covid-19

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 To provide even the smallest ray of hope in these unpredictable times, we’ve collected a variety of resources that will help your business stay up-to-date with best practices for remaining operational during Covid-19, apply for financial relief, and utilize services that are now free or have reduced fees.

Stay Up-to-Date

U.S. Small Business Administration – Guidance for Businesses and Employers U.S. Chamber of Commerce – Emergency Loans Small Business Guide and Checklist U.S. Chamber of Commerce – Coronavirus Small Business Guide Briggs & Veselka CPAs and Business Advisors – Covid-19 IRS Response Seated – Hotline for Law and Finance Advice

Apply for Relief

U.S. Small Business Administration – Paycheck Protection Program

U.S. Small Business Administration – Economic Injury Disaster Loan Emergency Advance

U.S. Small Business Administration – Express Bridge Loans U.S. Small Business Administration – Debt Relief Amazon – Neighborhood Small Business Relief Fund Honeycomb – Crowdfunded Small Business Relief Loan Program

Waived Fees & Freebies

Gift Up! is waiving fees for the first $5000 of gift cards issued or sold. Kabbage Payments has integrated with Facebook to sell and promote online gift certificates. Google is offering $340 million in ad credits for small and medium businesses world-wide. Facebook is offering $100 Million in grants and ad credits. Yelp is waiving advertising fees and offering free advertising services. Kangaroo is offering 3 months of free security equipment for business owners who cannot physically be at their offices. PandaDoc is offering a free e-sign plan. Square is waiving all software subscription fees for the month of March and April for existing sellers. DoorDash is waiving or reducing commissions for merchants. They are also offering a $200 marketing credit to help boost sales.

Lend a Hand

If you’ve been wanting to help small businesses but don’t know where to start, here are some ways to help. The James Beard Foundation is providing micro-grants to independent food and beverage businesses. The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation is offering grants for employees in the restaurant industry. Purchase a limited-edition Guy Fieri “Flavortown” cooler and 100% of the profits will go to the Restaurant Employee Relief Fund to support restaurant workers.

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