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SMALL BUSINESS FINANCIAL RELIEF INFORMATION

We are providing this information to help race directors and timers find financial relief resources. For more information, reach out to the organizations providing the loans and other programs. As with all things coronavirus-related, this is a work in progress and we will continue to add resources as we find them. If you have a tip to add, please email us

 

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Small Business Administration Support

 

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program

 

From the SBA's coronavirus site

 

Small business ownders in all U.S.states and territories are currently eligible to apply for a low-interest loan due to coronavirus (COVID-19).

The SBA will work directly with state Governors to provide targeted, low-interest loans to small businesses and nonprofits that have been severly impacted by the coronabirus (COVID-19).The SBA's Economic Injury Disaster Loan program provides small businesses with working campital loans of up to $2 million that can provide vital economic support to small businesses to help overcome the temporary loss of revenue they are experiencing.

 

Program Basics: The SBA loans provide low-interest working capital loans of up to $2 million to small businesses and nonpofits affected by the coronavirus. These loans carry an interest rate of 3.75% for small businesses and 2.75% for nonprofits. Loan repayment terms vary by applicant, up to a maximum of 30years.

 

Basic Eligibility: Businesses in all states are eligible to apply. The loan can be used to cover accounts payable, debts, payroll, and other bills the coronavirus has affected your ability to pay.

 

Link: SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program Application
SBA Disaster Assistance Customer Service Center: 
1-800-659-2955

 

Lender Match

This free online tool connects small businesses with participating SBA-approved lenders. This program is not disaster-specific, and is available at any time. Be prepared to answer:

  1. Business plan
  2. Amount and use of funds
  3. Credit history
  4. Financial projections
  5. Collateral
  6. Industry experience

Link: Lender Match Tool

 

Local Assistance

If you're looking for counsel and more local information, reach out to your SBA District and Regional Offices.

Link: Local SBA Assistance

 

 

America's Small Business Development Center Resources

America's SBDC has create a resource with CDC guidlines, SBA information, and other organizations providing tips and assistance to small businesses. Additionally, their COVID-19 Resources for Business booklet is a thorough guide - it's designed specifically for California, but much of the information is useful nationally.

Link: America's SBDC Coronavirus Resources Site
Link: COVID-19 Resourses for Business Booklet 

 

Finding Funding

Information Trackers with Funding Resources for business owners

 

Miscellaneous Loan/Grant Programs

 

Facebook Small Business Grants Program

We know that your business may be experiencing disruptions resulting from the global outbreak of COVID-19. We’ve heard that a little financial support can go a long way, so we are offering $100M in cash grants and ad credits to help during this challenging time.

Who's eligible? 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. We’ll share more details as they become available.

Link: Sign up for updates on this page

 

Stimulus 2020

What is Stimulus 2020? Stimulus 2020 is a privately-funded stimulus program intended to support America’s local businesses. We are curating stimulus packages and offers designed to help American businesses stay afloat in this time of crisis.

$1,000 Stimulus: If you’re a local business we’ll give you $1,000 tomorrow to invest in your business. No fees, no interest, and flexible repayment terms.

Womply Free: We created Womply Free so local businesses can make better business decisions and benchmark themselves against other businesses nearby. 

Link: Sign Up Information

 

Financial Institutions

Banks and credit card companies are offering assistance to customers experiencing financial hardship due to coronavirus related business closures. Late fees may be waived or customers may receive assistance with minimum payments. A few programs are linked below, but financial institutions throughout the country are encouranging customers to contact custmer service for assistance.

 

US Economic Stimulus

Link: Lets Do This Blog review of the potential impacts of the US Economic Stimulus Bill on the Endurance Industry

 

State and Local Support

 

Alabama

 

Alaska

 

Arizona

 

Arkansas

 

California

 

Colorado

 

Connecticut

 

Delaware

 

Florida

 

Georgia

 

Hawaii

 

Idaho

 

Illinois

 

Indiana

 

Iowa

 

Kentucky

 

Louisiana

 

Kentucky

 

Maine

 

Maryland

 

Michigan

 

New Jersey

 

New Mexico

 

New York

 

Oregon

 

Pennsylvania

 

Utah

 

Washington

 

Wisconsin

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