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INFORMATION AND BENEFITS FOR BUSINESSES IMPACTED BY COVID-19

Assistance for Business

COVID-19 BUSINESS RESOURCES
California Restaurant Association Resources 
Relief for California Restaurants 
CRA Timeline of Benefits
Restaurants Care COVID-19 Grant

COVID-19 Survival Guide for Business
America's Small Business Development Center of California (SBDC)

Resources to help employers prepare for the COVID-19 virus                                                          leer en español
Workplace Safety, Wages & Leave, Unemployment Insurance Flexibilities, Dislocated Workers & more U.S. Department of Labor

Plan, Prepare and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019                                                                       leer en español
Center for Disease Control (CDC)

Small Business Advising and Mentoring
Pacific Community Ventures

DUE OCTOBER 5, 2020: EDD requires Retroactive Certification for Unemployment             leer en español
Due to COVID-19, EDD temporarily suspended the certification for regular Unemployment Insurance (UI) and Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) claims. Retroactive certification is required if you never submitted certification and if you reported back to work and continued to receive benefits. Failure to submit a retroactive certification by October 5, 2020, will result in paying back over-payment.
Retroactive Certification Online

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
Guide to COVID-19 Loans and Forms

Disaster Loan Assistance for Agricultural Businesses                                                                                 leer en español
Application
Agricultural businesses include businesses engaged in the legal production of food and fiber, ranching, and raising of livestock, aquaculture, and all other farming and agricultural related industries. Eligible agricultural businesses must have 500 or fewer employees.

Disaster Loan Assistance                                                                                                                                             leer en español
Small Business Association (SBA)
Application
 

Paycheck Protection Program                                                                                                                                 leer en español
An SBA loan that helps businesses keep their workforce employed during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.
Application Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness
FAQ's     

FINANCIAL AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE FOR SMALL BUSINESS
Small Business Finance Center (SBFC)                                                                                                                 leer en español
IBank State of California, businesses must first apply for SBA loans and be denied or ineligible in order to apply for IBank. 

The Small Business Owner's Guide to the CARES Act         
U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship

An Independent Contractor's Guide to CARES Act Relief                                                                        leer en español
If you are an independent contractor or self-employed individual, you may be eligible for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans/grants, SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL), and/or Unemployment Compensation for losses of income related to the coronavirus pandemic.

Work Sharing Program                                                                                                                                                  leer en español
Employment Development Department (EDD)
Application


Tax Relief                                                                                                                                                                                 leer en español
State of California