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City/County

SERVE: Secure Emergency Relief for Vulnerable Employees -- A new partnership between Mayor Garcetti and the Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles to provide cash aid to food service workers who reside in the City of Los Angeles. SERVE will offer 4,000 food service workers with a one-time $800 stipend to help them during this critical period

LA Regional COVID Fund -- In response to the devastating effects that COVID-19 is having on the local economy, the County of Los Angeles and the City of Los Angeles, in partnership with institutional and corporate philanthropy, have come together to create the LA Regional COVID-19 Recovery Fund. 

The LA Regional COVID-19 Recovery Fund will deploy flexible loans to micro-entrepreneurs, small businesses, and non-profits across LA County. Applications and program details will be available in 2021.

Safer L.A. Toolkits for Businesses 

LA County Business & Worker Disaster Help Center -- Learn whether your business qualifies as an Essentiall Business, what the Health Order means for your businesses, and how your business can obtain assistance.

Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce Resource Guide -- Leverage this resource guide to help you, your families and businesses through this dynamic situation

Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) -- A COVID-19 response site to provide info regarding business loan programs, unemployment insurance, financial assistance, and relevant resources for businesses, employers and workers

 

State

New!  $100 Million for Small Business Support -- $50 million in COVID-19 Disaster Relief Loan guarantees began through an executive order previously this year, which the Legislature has now doubled to $100 million. $24.9 Million has already been approved. 83% of those awarded support were women, minority-owned, low to moderate-income businesses. 217 loans have been approved for the $50 million for small business programs, leveraging a total of $109 million.

New!  CA Rebuilding Fund -- The goal of the CA Rebuilding Fund is to provide $125 million of relief funds with public-private investment for small businesses. It will increase the state funding to $37.5 million total. Applications for the CA Rebuilding Fund opened last weekend, with 86 million already matched. 68% of those funds were matched with diverse owners, 46% with women owners and 50% owned by indigenous and people of color. 

Small Business Development Center -- Learn about relief available to small businesses, including funding options and news updates

State Treasurer's Office -- Small Business Resources -- A running list of California State Treasurer Fiona Ma's Small Business Resource List (updated daily) 

California Unemployment Insurance Work Sharing Program -- Employers experiencing a slowdown in their businesses or services as a result of the COVID-19 impact on the economy may apply for the UI Work Sharing Program -- this program allows employers to seek an alternative to layoffs

California Employment Development Division Rapid Response Program -- Employers planning a closure or major layoffs as a result of COVID-19 can get help through the Rapid Response program -- contact your local America’s Job Center

 

Private Sector

Appointedd's Retail Revival Battle Plan

Cushman & Wakefield's How-To Guide for Reopening Your Workplace

Bixel Exchange 1:1 Advising for Small Businesses and/or Tech Startups

Surviving & Striving: Rent Payment Negotiations in a Time of Distress

 

*Programs indicated with an asterisk have time-sensitive deadlines. Last updated 6/17/2021.