COVID-19 RESOURCE GUIDE FOR SMALL BUSINESSES
In a time of uncertainty, we have provided a list of resources that can aid in helping our community’s small businesses. Interested in lending a helping hand? Consider supporting a local small business through curbside/delivery orders or the purchasing of a gift card for future use. If you are aware of other resources that should be added to this list, please reach out to Alena Green, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Small Business Administration (SBA) Emergency Loan Programs
The Giving Kitchen (Grant)
Financial support for food service workers. More information available here.
Lowes-LISC Partnership (Grant)
A $55 million grant program, of which $30 million will focus on minority- and women-owned businesses. Grants of up to $20,000 are offered to businesses to help cover their most immediate expenses. More information here.
A central place to search for and donate to Atlanta small businesses during this time of quarantine. Consider adding your business’ GoFundMe campaign information to the site by emailing email@example.com. Access the full list here.
UGA Small Business Development Center
The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center (UGA SBDC) provides tools, training and resources to help, including virtual consulting. Learn more here.
Georgia Restaurant Association
A comprehensive listing of resources tailored for the food and beverage industry, including on demand webinars, a guide to reopening and much more. Learn more here.
Department of Homeland Security Business Continuity Planning
Consists of a business continuity plan (BCP) training, automated BCP and disaster recovery plan (DRP) generators, and a self-directed exercise for testing an implemented BCP. Learn more here.
Staying Connected with Your Customers
Check out the webinar, hosted by Opportunity Fund, here at this link
Atlanta Wealth Building Initiative:
CDC Interim Guidance for Employers and Businesses
Recommendations to help plan, prepare and respond to Coronavirus. Learn more here.