COVID-19 BUSINESS RESOURCES

The WBEC South COVID Resources Report has been created to give valuable information and resources to WBEs on a weekly basis. It features resource links from all areas of our region.
PLEASE NOTE: Information collected from 3rd party sources and subject to change without prior notice.

Regional & National

CDC : Interim Guidance for Businesses

Facebook Business Grants

National Domestic Violence Hotline: For those who may be co-quarantined with an abuser

SBA Disaster Assistance: Disaster assistance loans for businesses & non-profits

U.S. Chamber of Commerce: This link leads to: 7 Things to Do When Creating an Emergency Work From Home Policy for COVID-19

World Health Organization

Department of Labor: Department of Labor Coronavirus Resources

Forbes Coronavirus Financial Protection Guide

SSA.GOV Information on retirement income via social security, disability and medicare

USBG Foundation: Bartender Emergency Assistance Program

WBENC: Resources and opportunities for women-owned businesses in response to COVID-19

 

Alabama

Birmingham Strong Fund: The #BHAMSTRONG Small Business Loan Fund

City of Mobile Covid Website

 

Florida

Florida Department of Health Information on COVID-19

Ft. Walton Beach Coronavirus Resource Hub General Information

Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program The Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program is currently available to small business owners located statewide that experienced economic damage as a result of COVID-19.

 

Louisiana

LA Department of Education: School closures/updates and school meal sites/family resources

NOLA.GOV: Assistance for Orleans Parish residents: Food assistance, legal assistance, unemployment insurance, utilities, mental health support

LA Workforce Commission: Unemployment information, career center and job opportunities postings

NOLA Business Alliance: Relief fund to meet the needs of local gig economy workers

 

Mississippi

Tennessee

Know About Additional Resources

If you know of helpful resources in your area that are available and we have not included them in this list, please email Katherine Garcia at kbgarcia@wbecsouth.org so that we may include those resources in our next update.

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