Updated: April 17, 2020



Loans, Grants
Financial Assistance
Free Business Services



Loans, Grants, Emergency Funds

City of Berkeley, Relief Fund, Berkeley, CA >

For Small Businesses, nonprofit Arts Organizations, Worker Rent Support

Restaurant Strong Fund, USA >

"Samuel Adams and The Greg Hill Foundation are bringing the successful Restaurant Strong Fund to 20 total states to aid the restaurant workers impacted by the Covid-19 closures."


Texas Restaurant Relief Fund, Texas, USA >

Though the application is closed for now, they are expecting to open on April 25.

Worker and Families first (Paid Sick Time reimbursement)

San Francisco, CA >

The City is providing $10 million to reimburse businesses with employees located in San Francisco to provide an extra 5 days of paid sick time for those employees.

Apply here to be reimbursed for paying your SF staff extra sick time.

Neighborhood Small Business Relief Fund.

Seattle, WA >

"Amazon created a $5 million Neighborhood Small Business Relief Fund to provide cash grants to local small businesses that need assistance during this difficult time.

Apply here.

Small Business Emergency Microloan Program

Los Angeles, CA

$5,000 to $20,000, For-profit and tax-exempt businesses in the City of LA with 100 or fewer employees that have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak and will make their best effort to continue or re-establish their business operations and employees.

Apply here. 

Food and Beverage Industry Relief Fund

The James Beard Foundation >

The James Beard Foundation has established a Relief Fund for the food and beverage industry affected by the Coronavirus crisis.

The foundation is currently working on application materials.

To add your information, click here.

Facebook Small Business Grants, Worldwide >

Facebook is offering $100M in cash grants and ad credits for up to 30,000 eligible small businesses in over 30 countries where we operate. 

Small Business Resiliency Fund

City of San Francisco, USA >

A fund for the impacted business, with an initial $1 million investment for up to 100 businesses with grants of $10,000 each in immediate relief.

Orgain, USA >

Orgain’s Grants for Greater Good program celebrates and supports start-up businesses that share Orgain’s desire to inspire healthy, vibrant lives. Does your business share our values? If so, apply today for a chance to win one of three $50,000 grants from Orgain!


Rethink Restaurant Response Program, New York, NY, USA >

Rethink has set up a Restaurant Response Program to assist with food need and access during times of crisis.  If you are a NYC based restaurant - you are eligible for the program.  

Federal Disaster Loans

SBA (Small Business Association), USA >

for Businesses, Private Nonprofits, Homeowners, and Renters

Credit Card Fees waiver, extension, etc.

(Article on Bankrate.com) >

Credit Card Processing Fee Waiver

Square >

If your business is using Square to take credit card payments, they are offering some relief.


Free processing up to $2000 worth of transaction & Square Capital Payment Due Date Extension. To get these benefits, contact Square customer service.





Internal Revenue Services, USA >

Tax Day now July 15: Treasury, IRS extend filing deadline and federal tax payments regardless of amount owed.


EDD, Employment Development Department, California, USA >

Reduced Work Hours

Potential Closure or Layoffs

Tax Assistance


City of San Francisco, Treasurer and Tax Collector >

COVID-19 Response - Deferral of Business Taxes and License Fees



Free Business Services

Relief for Affected Businesses, Yelp, USA

See the details here.


Free Marketing software, Business Warrior

Business Warrior, the software platform for small businesses, is offering 12 months' free access to its software and support, including personalized recommendations to drive new customers and improve profitability during this uncertain time.


Free Social-media services, Hootsuite

Hootsuite, the social media management platform, is offering free access to its professional plan through July 1.

Go see the details here.

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