COVID-19 Business Resources

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Many business owners have been affected as result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The City of Los Angeles along with other entities have enacted programs that may assist businesses during this time. See below for a list of organizations and websites that provide information regarding assistance. For updates from the Mayor's office please visit corona-virus.la.

CITY

A partnership between the City and County of LA to provide small business with the help they need to apply for federal loans under the CARES Act. Programs under this act are Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL), Emergency Economic Injury Grants, and the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

Provides informaton regarding resources for businesses and job seekers. Apply for the Small Business Emergency Microloan through EWDD.

The mayor has placed a moratorium on commercial evictions due to COVID-19. Click the above link for more information

This program provided emergency relief grants to City of Los Angeles-based dance, music, theatre artists and small ensembles who have had their public performances, shows or concerts cancelled. 

The LA Chamber provides links to funding resources, webinars and supplier information for those affected by COVID-19.

Provides a list of COVID-19 Funding Resources.

List of Resources for Business Owners.

COUNTY

The LA County Business & Worker Disaster Help Center can help connect you to local, state and federal resources, including layoff aversion and emergency loans.

List of emergency resources for businesses and property owners.

  • Unemployment Insurance Work Sharing Program - https://www.edd.ca.gov/unemployment/Work_Sharing_Program.htm                                                Employers can apply for the Unemployment Insurance (UI) Work Sharing program as a temporary alternative to layoffs if the business’s production or services have been reduced.

STATE

Provides a list of resources for employers and employees that provide assistance related to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

OTHER

Provides information about SBA funding relief programs and programs under the CARES act.

Loan guarantee program for small businesses and eligible non-profits. 

List of resources for businesses. Main Street will also share promotions or posts on their platforms for takeout/delivery restaurant businesses and other businesses running operations online. 

Provides update on CARES Act assistance and resources to help your business manage the impact of COVID-19.