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The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering designated states and territories low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses suffering economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Upon a request received from a state’s or territory’s Governor, SBA will issue under its own authority, as provided by the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act that was recently signed by the President, an Economic Injury Disaster Loan declaration.
We know that your business may be experiencing disruptions resulting from the global outbreak of COVID-19. We've heard that a little financial support can go a long way, so we are offering $100M in cash grants and ad credits to help during this challenging time.
The James Beard Foundation recognizes the dire situation the food and beverage community is in due to the COVID-19 pandemic. To help bring swift economic relief to these businesses, the Foundation is launching a fund that will be gathering support from donors to provide micro-grants to independent food and beverage businesses in need.
The Main Street Emergency Grant Program would allow small businesses, including self-employed individuals, and nonprofits to rapidly apply for grants through the Treasury Department to cover fixed costs, including payroll, during the COVID-19 public health emergency. Grant amounts would be based on a percentage of expenses necessary for the survival of the business.
The GoFundMe.org Small Business Relief Fund will provide micro-grants to qualifying small businesses negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Small Business Relief Fund is part of the Small Business Relief Initiative : a program supported by GoFundMe and our partners. The Small Business Relief Initiative will supply financial assistance and support to businesses across the country by providing grants, tools, and resources to help during the crisis.
We're a growing group of companies dedicated to your success during this historic time. We're providing educational resources, network connections, offers and mentorship opportunites to help address your business needs.
WBENC stands ready to support our network through the COVID-19 pandemic. As we work with national and regional partners, Corporate and Government Members, and other industry leaders, we will continue to update this page with up-to-date information, resources and opportunities to address the uncertainties many business owners and corporations face, as well as to continue to fuel business opportunities for women entrepreneurs.