The SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan program provides small businesses with working capital 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.
Banks and credit card companies are offering assistance to customers experiencing financial hardship due to coronavirus related business closures. Customers may have late fees waived or receive assistance with minimum payments. Financial institutions encourage customers to contact customer service for assistance.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that the City will provide relief for small businesses seeing a reduction in revenue because of COVID-19. Businesses with fewer than 100 employees who have seen sales decreases of 25% or more will be eligible for zero interest loans of up to $75,000 to help mitigate losses in profit.
Seattle Grants up to $10,000 are available for business owners with an income of <80% of the Area Median Income, with 5 or fewer employees (including the owner), with a physical business location, and experiencing a loss of income due to COVID-19.