Small Business Financial Assistance
Emergency Loans from SBA
The Small Business Association (SBA) has a list of resources providing affordable, timely, and accessible financial assistance to businesses of all sizes, private non-profit organizations, homeowners, and renters following disasters.
Get Financial Help
FFCRA will help the United States combat and defeat COVID-19 by giving all American businesses with fewer than 500 employees funds to provide employees with paid leave, either for the employee’s own health needs or to care for family members. Also, see the four policy changes small businesses should be aware of that can help them get through COVID-19 issues.
Paycheck Protection Program Application.
Technology Solutions to Aid Business
Small Business Continuity Through Technology
Without the ability to be on-site or talk in person, your remote team will need software to communicate. Using communication tools like Slack or
collaborative programs like
Google Docs will allow your team members to work together even if they’re in different places. Video conference platforms help team members communicate more effectively.
If you are a restaurant or fast food business, it is difficult to keep your customer traffic with the safety recommendations. Increasing your delivery business through mobile app delivery service partnership like
Uber Eats, or
others can help maintain customer traffic.
A curbside pickup is also an option that can work for businesses with essential services like food establishments. Let your customers know they can call in ahead and take their orders "To Go". There are also many varieties of mobile app delivery service models that a business can implement, most of which require an internet presence.
The Small Business Administration has an article on
5 ways to start selling online. Finding ways to sell your products beyond Manteca online is a great way to increase your bottom line in times like this.