We are in this together

The coronavirus situation reminds businesses everywhere that their employees, financial operations, supply chains and customer relations can all be affected. Business operations and cash flow can be disrupted but having a plan in place can minimize the risk and help you get back to business-as-usual as soon as possible.

Small Business Lending Resources

U.S. Small Business
Administration

Federal Disaster Loans for Businesses, Private Nonprofits, Homeowners, and Renters.

SBA Funding Programs

Florida Small Business
Emergency Bridge Loan

Available to small business owners located in all Florida counties statewide that experienced economic damage as a result of COVID-19.

Emergency Bridge Loan Program

Nationwide Resources

America's SBDC

Locate local Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) affiliates for resources and assistance on business needs, consulting, and information.

SCORE

The nation's largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors, with more than 10,000 volunteers nationwide. Offering business resources including remote mentoring, LIVE webinars, and online workshops.

U.S. Department of Labor

Information on preparing the workplace.

U.S. Small Business Administration

Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources; Guidance for Businesses and Employers.

Florida Resources
BBIF Florida

Mission driven organization which helps Florida Businesses thrive by providing loan capital alongside business development training.

Enterprise Florida

Enterprise Florida is the Official Economic Development Organization for the State of Florida. Has links and information on FL Emergency Bridge Loan Program for Small Businesses and other efforts for pandemic and disaster recovery.

Florida Chamber of Commerce

Business best practices, HR Resources, Small Business Council Resources, and COVID-19 Updates and News.

Florida Small Business
Development Center Network

Available to provide access to the capital and resources you need to recover.

FLORIDADISASTER.BIZ

Up to the minute information on preparedness and recovery including business damage assessment survey, and small business emergency bridge loan program.

Orlando Economic Partnership

For Orlando Employers - the latest guidance for business from Agency Leaders.

Prospera - Advancing Hispanic Business

Helping Hispanic Entrepreneurs Grow.

Georgia Resources
First Stop Business Information Center

Provides small business owners with a central point of information and contacts for state regulatory requirements.

Georgia Chamber of Commerce 

Updates for businesses and local communities on COVID-19; recorded conference call on COVID-19 - Business Intelligence Bulletin.

Georgia Department of Community Affairs

Community and Economic Development - financial assistance for communities and local COVID-19 announcements.

Georgia Secretary of State

News and Announcements from the GA Secretary of State.

Georgia USA

Georgia Department of Economic Development; resources for small businesses and rural businesses.

GeorgiaLegalAid.org

Fact sheet about SBA Disaster loans.

Alabama Resources
Alabama Chambers of Commerce

Listing of chambers of commerce throughout Alabama.

Alabama Small Business Development Center Network

Stay in business! Alabama guide to Disaster Planning & Recovery for Small Business workbook.

Birmingham Business Resource Center

One-on-One business counseling; assisting Birmingham in its economic development efforts; promoting and assisting in the growth of small businesses by providing programs that help with the accessibility of capital.

Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama

Business resources for coronavirus response.

Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham

Activated loan fund; Birmingham Strong Fund - emergency loan fund for small businesses in Birmingham to help stabilize employment.

Made in Alabama

The Business Development Division teams with public and private economic development partners across AL to position the state as an ideal location for investment and job creation.

National Business League of Alabama

NBLA is a synergistic convener of businesses, civic organizations, and corporations that have a vested interest in creating generational wealth and holistic well-being for Alabama's African American community.