COVID-19 Resources for Stakeholders (updated as more resources come online)

  • California Small Business COVID-19 Grant Program

       The State of California has announced the opening on Wednesday, Dec. 30 of Round 1 of a $500 million Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program.       

  • State Regional Stay-at-Home In

  • City of LA Outdoor Dining Program

       L.A. Al Fresco aims to help local businesses reopen safely by temporarily relaxing rules that regulate outdoor dining. 

       Businesses can apply at


  • LA COVID-19 Relief Fund

       The regional fund will offer loan and grant resources to micro-entrepreneurs, small businesses, and non-profits.

  • Safer L.A.: Toolkits for Businesses

       Throughout the response to the COVID-19 crisis, City, County and State governments have worked together to safeguard the lives and livelihoods of Angelenos        and all Californians. Our goal is to help workers and businesses take responsible steps toward resuming work, serving customers and rebuilding our economy.

       After the State of California set minimum standards for local jurisdictions, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health issued safety protocols that are          required for all businesses operating within the City of Los Angeles.  The County’s required protocols are available for download below. Businesses should                  follow these protocols and directives.

  • Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is committing $15 million for loans to small businesses in Los Angeles through a partnership with LA County and Community Reinvestment Fund, USA (“CRF”), the largest non-profit, non-bank SBA 7(a) lender in the country.

       Loans will be made to LA County small businesses pursuant to the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) under the CARES Act.

       This program provides urgent cash flow assistances to small businesses that have been negatively impacted by COVID-19.

       These loans can be partially or wholly forgiven for businesses that maintain or rehire their workforce and can be used for: Payroll; Rent; Utilities.

       No collateral or personal guarantees are required.  Neither the government, nor lenders, will charge small businesses any fees.


  • LA CARES Corps

       A partnership between the City and County of LA to provide small businesses with the help they need to apply for federal loans under the CARES Act.

  • LA Chamber of Commerce One-Stop Resource Guide for Businesses

  • LADOT Restaurant + Retail Parking Signage

       LADOT is helping restaurants and retail establishments that provide pick-up options by supplying parking signs free-of-charge to businesses that apply

  • LA County Business and Worker Disaster Help Center

  • Department of Cultural Affairs Arts Emergency Relief Fund


  • Free Weekly Small Business COVID-19 Webinar's from the LA Chamber of Commerce, Dr. Lucy Jones Center and Wells Fargo.

  • City of LA Small Business Emergency Micro Loan Program + Resilience Toolkit for businesses.

  • U.S. Small Business Coronavirus Loan Resources (CARES Act, etc.)


  • U.S. Small Business Administration Disaster Assistance 

  • U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business- Resources

  • Employment Development Department, important information for Employer's and Worker's related to COVID-19.

  • LA Small Business Development Center has a downloadable pdf COVID-19 response guide for Businesses and Employers.


  • California Bank has low-interest and state-guaranteed business loans and microloans for small business borrowers who have been impacted by regional disasters and who need term loans or lines of credit for working capital. 

  • The California Capital Access Program (CalCAP) for Small Business encourages banks and other financial institutions to make loans to small businesses that have difficulty obtaining financing.  If you own a small business and need a loan for start-up, expansion or working capital, you may eligible for this program.  CalCAP is a loan loss reserve program which may provide up to 100% coverage on losses as a result of certain loan defaults.  Loans are available up to $5 million. 


  • Jewish Free Loan Association offers interest free loans to those businesses and individuals affected by COVID-19.

  • National Restaurant Association- COVID-19 Info & Resources

  • Bartender Emergency Assistance Program


  • LAUSD Grab & Go Food Centers

  • Office of the Mayor COVID-19 Updates

  • City of LA COVID-19 Testing

  • City of LA Emergency Notification System Sign-up

  • LA Jobs Portal

  • LA County Health Department

  • State of California Updates


  • Center for Disease Control

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