Small Business Relief Resources for Coronavirus

Updated 4/3/2020: We’ve added links to view resources by state along with an updated table that shows resources available globally and for all of Canada and the U.S.

Because we know how deeply the coronavirus outbreak is impacting small businesses, we’ve put together a real-time list of available and proposed small business relief aid to small businesses for COVID-19.

To check for small business relief by state, click on the state name in the list below. For small business relief available globally, for all of Canada or for the entire U.S., check the table below for details.

This is a live page; we will continue to update with more information as we learn more.

Small Business Relief Resources by U.S. State

Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

Florida

Georgia

Hawaii → no state specific resources currently

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana → no state specific resources currently

Iowa

Kansas → no state specific resources currently

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi → no state specific resources currently

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska → no state specific resources currently

Nevada

New Hampshire → no state specific resources currently

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina → no state specific resources currently

North Dakota

Ohio → no state specific resources currently

Oklahoma → no state specific resources currently

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island → no state specific resources currently

South Carolina

South Dakota → no state specific resources currently

Tennessee → no state specific resources currently

Texas

Utah

Vermont → no state specific resources currently

Virginia → no state specific resources currently

Washington

Washington DC

West Virginia → no state specific resources currently

Wisconsin

Wyoming → no state specific resources currently

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Global, Canada, and US Small Business Relief Resources

DescriptionWhereStatusDetailsMore Info
Facebook PledgeGlobalProposalFacebook is committing $100M in cash grants to 30,000 small businesses to support them during COVID-19 pandemic.Learn More
Business Credit Availability Program (BCAP)All CanadaActive$10B credit program backed by the Business Development Bank of Canada and Export Development Canada to provide loans to credit-worthy businesses during this time.Learn More
Canadian Temporary Wage SubsidyAll CanadaActiveSubsidy equal to 10% of remuneration paid during that period, up to a maximum subsidy of $1,375 per employee and $25,000 per employer.Learn More
Canadian Work-Share ProgramAll CanadaActiveExtended work-sharing program from 38 to 76 weeks for employers and employees facing a reduction in revenue from COVID.Learn More
Small Business & Personal Banking ReliefAll U.S.ActiveBanks and other lending institutions around the country are providing programs including loans and debt relief for businesses and employees impacted by the pandemic; search by your bankLearn more
SBA: Economic Injury Disaster Relief ProgramAll U.S.ActiveSmall businesses and non-profits impacted with revenue loss re: COVID-19 can apply for low-interest loans up to $2MApply here

SBA Resources
SBA: Loan ProgramsAll U.S.ActiveSmall businesses can apply to SBA-approved loans for working capital to support their businessApply Here

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Apple Card AssistanceAll U.S.ActiveApple is forgiving interest payments for Apple Card members who need assistance during the month of MarchLearn More
ConvertKit Relief FundAll U.S.Active$154K committed to offer relief cash up to $500Apply Here
CARES Act: Coronavirus-Related Retirement Plan DistributionsAll U.SIn ProgressCARES Act: Coronavirus-Related Retirement Plan DistributionsLearn More
CARES Act: Economic Impact PaymentsAll U.s.In ProgressEligible taxpayers who filed tax returns for either 2019 or 2018 will automatically receive an economic impact payment of up to $1,200 for individuals or $2,400 for married couples. Parents also receive $500 for each qualifying child. Learn More
CARES Act: Employee Retention CreditAll U.S.In ProgressFully refundable tax credit for employers equal to 50 percent of qualified wages (including allocable qualified health plan expenses) that Eligible Employers pay their employees. Learn More
CARES Act: Federal Tax Filing Deadline ExtensionAll U.S.In ProgressThe federal income tax filing due date is automatically extended from April 15, 2020, to July 15, 2020. Learn More
CARES Act: Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC)All U.S.In ProgressAn additional 13 weeks of state UI benefits, which will become available after someone exhausts all their regular state UI benefits. Learn More
CARES Act: Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA)All U.S.In ProgressEmergency unemployment assistance to workers who are left out of regular state UI or who have exhausted their state UI benefits (including any Extended Benefits that might become available in the future). Up to 39 weeks of PUA are available to workers who are immediately eligible to receive PUA. Learn More
CARES Act: Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (PUC)All U.S.In ProgressFrom the date the bill is signed through July 31, 2020, all regular UI and Pandemic Unemployment Assistance claimants will receive their usual calculated benefit plus an additional $600 per week in compensation. Learn More
CARES Act: Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)All U.SIn Progress100% federally guaranteed loans to small businesses. Importantly, these loans may be forgiven if borrowers maintain their payrolls during the crisis or restore their payrolls afterward.Learn More
CARES Act: Payroll Tax DeferralAll U.S.In ProgressA company may defer deposit and payment of the 6.2 percent Social Security payroll tax for the remainder of 2020 beginning March 27, 2020: 50 percent deferred until December 31, 2021, and the remaining 50 percent deferred until December 31, 2022.Learn More
CARES Act: SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL)All U.SActiveThe disaster loan program from the SBA provides low-interest loans to businesses impacted by natural disasters throughout the United States. Learn More
CARES Act: SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) AdvanceAll U.SActiveAn advance of up to $10,000 will provide economic relief to businesses that are currently experiencing a temporary loss of revenue. Funds will be made available within three days of a successful application and will not have to be repaid.Learn More
CARES Act: Short-Time Compensation (Work Sharing)All U.S.In ProgressShort-time compensation (STC), also known as work-sharing, programs help employers avoid layoffs by putting workers on part-time schedules with partial unemployment benefits to help make up for some of the lost income. Under the CARES Act, the federal government will fully reimburse states for all STC programs already in place that conform with the requirements of Section 3306(v) of the Internal Revenue Code. The Act also provides $100 million in grants to states to implement, improve, and promote STC programs. Learn More
Freelancers Relief FundAll U.S.ActiveFinancial assistance of up to $1,000 per freelance household to cover lost income and essential expenses not covered by government relief programs.Learn More
SBA: Lender Match Loan ProgramsAll U.S.ActiveSmall businesses can apply to SBA-approved loans for working capital to support their business. Learn More
Small Business & Personal Banking ReliefAll U.S.ActiveBanks and other lending institutions around the country are providing programs including loans and debt relief for businesses and employees impacted by the pandemic; search by your bank.Learn More
US Bank Quick LoanAll U.S.ActiveQuick Loans are traditional fixed rate loans up to $250,000 and can be used for general working capital, equipment or purchasing new and used vehicles. Quick Loans come with competitive interest rates, secured by collateral or general business assets, and are paid back in fixed monthly payments.Learn More
ConvertKit Relief FundAll U.S.Active$154k committed to offering relief cash up to $500.Learn More

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