The following is a list of SBA and local informational resources to help affected businesses secure needed grants and loans. This page will be updated as additional information becomes available.
- SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
The SBA has posted the following information regarding loan programs and guidance for businesses:
Applicants may apply online and receive additional disaster assistance information at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela. Paper-based application materials may be downloaded for printing at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/Information/PaperForms. Applicants may also call SBA’s Customer Service Center at (800) 659-2955 or email email@example.com for help in completing the application process. Individuals who are deaf or hard‑of‑hearing may call (800) 877-8339. Completed paper-based application packets should be mailed to U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155. The deadline to apply for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan is December 17, 2020.
- Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
- SBA Disaster Assistance in Response to the Coronavirus (PDF)
- Asistencia de Desastre de la SBA en Respuesta al Coronavirus (PDF)
- NEW: Coping with COVID-19: Financial Tools & Resources to Help Small Business (PDF)
- NEW: Coronavirus Emergency Loans Small Business Guide and Checklist (PDF)
- NEW: The Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act (PDF)
- CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL
- INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE
- WASHINGTON, DC
- Maryland's COVID-19 Business Response
- Maryland Small Business COVID-19 Emergency Relief Grant Fund
- Maryland Small Business COVID-19 Emergency Relief Loan Fund
For more information about the COVID-19 grant or loan fund, send an email to Commerce COVID-19 Assistance.
- Maryland COVID-19 Emergency Relief Manufacturing Fund - details TBA Friday, March 27
- Maryland COVID-19 Layoff Aversion Fund (no longer accepting applications)
- According to virginia.gov: "The Governor is authorizing rapid response funding, through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, for employers eligible to remain open during this emergency. Funds may be used to clean facilities and support emergency needs," and "Regional workforce teams will be activated to support employers that slow or cease operations. Employers who do slow or cease operations will not be financially penalized for an increase in workers requesting unemployment benefits."
- Relief for Virginia Taxpayers Affected by Ongoing Coronavirus Pandemic