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Loans, Grants
Financial Assistance
Home & Retals

Loans, Grants, Financial Assistance


The Plate Fund Relief Fund, Seattle, WA >

$500 to restaurant workers


City of Berkeley, Relief Fund, Berkeley, CA >

For Small Businesses, nonprofit Arts Organizations, Worker Rent Support

Toronto Restaurant Workers Relief Fund, Canada >

The fund will provide Weekly grocery assistance for 12 weeks


GoFundMe Donation page here.

Workers can apply here.


Montreal Restaurant Workers Crisis Relief Fund, Canada >

Application is currently closed, however, they will reopen on April 21 according to the website.

$500 Relief Fund

National Restaurant Association >

One time $500 relief fund to the restaurant employees in the US.

Applications will be open on April 2, 2020. It will be a first-come, first-served basis.

Financial Help

Restaurant Opportunities Centers United, USA >

If you are a restaurant worker impacted by the coronavirus crisis, you can apply for financial aid.

Temporary Cash Gifts

Support Workers in Crisis >

"We are actively raising money for this emergency fund and will be making temporary cash gifts to workers as funding becomes available."



$500 Relief Grants

Another Round Another Rally, USA >

Offering $500 relief grants for hospitality workers who lost their jobs or had their hours slashed in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak.


Cash assistance


To restaurant workers, delivery drivers and other tipped workers and service workers — who are seeing their income decline during this disaster, or aren’t able to work because of quarantines or other health concerns.


Emergency Funding

Southern Smoke Foundation, USA >

Our Emergency Relief Program provides emergency funding to those employed by or own restaurants or bars or are employed by a restaurant or bar supplier that are faced unforeseen expenses that cannot or will not be covered by insurance. We stand with those in our community and are committed to “taking care of our own”.

Bartender Emergency Assistance Program

USBG National Charity Foundation, USA >

Emergency Employee Relief Fund

The Blackstone Business District, Omaha, USA  >

THIS EMERGENCY FUND IS FOR OUR INDUSTRY WORKERS IN The Blackstone District. approved Applicants are eligible for up to $1,000 every 30 days.


Personal Loan

SBA (Small Business Association), USA >

Federal Disaster Loans for Businesses, Private Nonprofits, Homeowners, and Renters


Credit Card Fees waiver, extension, etc.

(Article on Bankrate.com) >
Credit card issuers offer customer assistance in response to coronavirus



Workers and families First

San Francisco, CA

Ask your employer to apply here so that YOU get an additional 40 hours of paid sick leave time.


Get Paid Sick Leave

San Francisco, CA

Apply here at Office of Labor Standards Enforcement.


Disability Insurance


​If you're unable to work due to medical quarantine or illness related to COVID-19 (certified by a medical professional), you may be eligible for State Disability Insurance.

Internal Revenue Services, USA >

IRS defers 2020 tax payments by 90 days due to coronavirus


EDD, Employment Development Department, California, USA >

Coronavirus 2019 for workers

Sick or Quarantined

Reduced Work Hours – File Unemployment Insurance Claim





rethink Food NYC, USA

Work with us during COVID-19 emergency food relief >

Rethink Food NYC is a non-profit organization working to recover nutritious excess food to provide low or no-cost meals to New York City families in need. As a result of the coronavirus, we are increasing our operations as access to emergency food and supplies decreases. We are hiring temporary culinary team members, facilities team members and food distribution associates

Learn from a chef >

Teach online cooking classes.


Let’s hand in >

Teach online cooking classes.100% of profits go to the instructors.


Home & Rentals


NYC rental assistance

The city of New York >
Offering legal help to avoid eviction


The Culinary Institute of American (CIA) >

30 days free on some online courses.


ServSafe® Food Handler >

"Now through April 30, get the essential training every restaurant and foodservice worker needs to keep guests and themselves safe for FREE! This offer includes both online training and assessment."


ServSafe Takeout and Delivery: COVID-19 Precautions >

"Two new, free training videos that address COVID-19 precautions for takeout and delivery. Available in English and Spanish."



ServSuccess Training for Restaurant Workers >

"Restaurant-specific online learning designed to help hardworking professionals gain needed skills to advance in their careers."


AHLEI Training for Hospitality Professionals >

"Take your career to the next level with complimentary access to frequently requested hospitality online training."


Food Safety Worker Manual

The state of Washington, USA >

"Study the Washington State Food and Beverage Workers' Manual to help you prepare for the food safety training class and exam to obtain your food worker card."