More Small Business Relief Opportunities during Coronavirus Shelter in Place mandate

Brought to you by the City of Irvine (entire Covid 19 Resources here) courtesy of Mark D. Holmes, Esq.

Facebook: $100 million has been offered in cash grants and ad credits for up to 30,000 eligible small businesses in over 30 countries. Applications will be opened for our area staring April 22nd. Click here for more information.

·    Citi: Grants are offered to Citibank’s individual and Small Business customers impacted by COVID-19. Small Business: Fee waivers on monthly service fees and remote deposit capture; waived penalties for early CD withdrawal. Click here for more information.

·    GoFundMe: To qualify and to be considered for a grant, the business must meet criteria. Please visit the Small Business Relief Initiative FAQs to learn more.

·    Google: $340 million in Google Ads credits available to all SMB’s with active accounts over the past year. Credit notifications will appear in their Google Ads accounts and can be used at any point until the end of 2020 across our advertising platforms.

·    Mailchimp: Mailchimp is helping small businesses get up and running online quickly during the COVID-19 crisis with custom domains free* for up to 5 years, along with our free website builder, until May 31, 2020. Click here for more information.

·    Main Street Lending Program: The Federal Reserve has announced that it is establishing a Main Street Lending Program (Program) to support lending to small and medium-sized businesses that were in good financial standing before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Program will operate through two facilities: the Main Street New Loan Facility (MSNLF) and the Main Street Expanded Loan Facility (MSELF). Click here for more information.

·    Miller Lite: Bartender Emergency Assistance Program run by the United States Bartender’s Guild National Charity Foundation. Miller Lite owner Molson Coors has chipped in $1 million. Click Bartender Emergency Assistance Program to apply.

·    Otto Bremer Trust: Community Benefit Financial Company Emergency Fund. Apply here.

·    PEN America: Offering grants of $500 to $1,000 to writers. Click here for more information.

·    Restaurant Employee Relief Fund: This fund will provide one-time grants of $500 on a first-come-first-served basis to restaurant owners and employees in need.

·    Ureeka: Salesforce is partnering with Ureeka to offer eligible small businesses the opportunity to receive a $10,000 grant to help them through the COVID-19 outbreak. Click here for more information.

· $4,000 grants offered to women owned businesses. Must apply here by April 30, 2020.