As a platform highlighting the small businesses we truly believe in, we also want to be here to be of help to you, especially during these uncertain times.
As a small business ourselves, we’ve compiled a list of resources that have also been helpful for us during this time. The below contains a curated list of financial help including loans and grants, as well as marketing, and mental support for small businesses.
CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CARES ACT: Coronavirus Aid Relief, and Economic Security Act
SBA: Small Business Guidance and Loan Resources
Score: Nation’s largest network of volunteer and business mentors helping small businesses get off the ground.
WBENC: Resource list for Women-Owned Businesses
PPP: Paycheck Protection Program
Express Bridge Loan Pilot Program: Allows small businesses who currently have a business relationship with an SBA Express Lender to access up to $25,000 with less paperwork.
Goldman Sachs: Small Business Loans and Grants
JP Morgan Chase: $50 Million worth of philanthropic investments
Shopify: Small Business Government Relief Programs (Geographically ordered)Grants:
Facebook: Small Business Grants
Nav’s Small Business Grant: $10,000 to take your business to the next level, grant round closes May 30th.
LISC and Verizon: Small Business Recovery Fund
Business For All: Apply for grants up to $50,000
Google: For Small Business Grants
Red Backpack Fund: Backed By Spanx’s Sara Blakely and Global Giving, to support women entrepreneurs.
IFundWomen and Visa: Support for women entrepreneurs
RESTAURANTS AND STORE FRONTS
One Fair Wage Emergency Fund: Cash assistance for tipped workers and other service workers
Cherry Bombe: Resource list compiled for the hospitality industry (Geographically ordered)
Restaurant Employees Funds Hub: A hub of funds for the restaurant industry
Amped Kitchens: Dedicated, permit ready kitchen spaces for food makers who need a new space FAST
MARKETING AND CREATIVE SUPPORT
Chandelier Creative: Freebie Fridays, get the chance for Chandelier Creative to work with your brand for free!
Adobe Creative Initiatives: Free in-home access to Creative Cloud
Mailchimp: $10 Million Small Business Support Fund
Mental Health Network for Employers: Employer Resource Guides
Mindfulness: Live, virtual interactive sessions led by certified experts
Worker Wellbeing: Free, confidential immediate workplace support via SMS
HOW YOU CAN HELP
Food Rescue US: An organization taking leftover food from restaurants and events to shelters
Stay safe and healthy,
The BUBBLE Team