US Small Business Administration – Coronavirus Relief Options

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Coronavirus Relief Options

We’re here to help you overcome the challenges created by this health crisis. We offer multiple funding options for those seeking relief. Read more below.

Relief Options

Our nation's small businesses are facing an unprecedented economic disruption due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. On Friday, March 27, 2020, the President signed into law the CARES Act, the first of several relief packages for American workers and small businesses.

In addition to traditional SBA funding programs, the CARES Act and subsequent legislation established several new temporary programs to address the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Paycheck Protection Program

This loan program provides loan forgiveness for retaining employees by temporarily expanding the traditional SBA 7(a) loan program.

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This loan provides economic relief to small businesses and non-profit organizations that are currently experiencing a temporary loss of revenue.

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SVO Grant Program

The Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Program provides emergency assistance for eligible venues.

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SBA Express Bridge Loan

Enables small businesses who currently have a business relationship with an SBA Express Lender to access up to $25,000 quickly.

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SBA Debt Relief

The SBA is providing a financial reprieve to small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Cross Program Eligibility

A summary of criteria that must be met when considering different funding options.  

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Find other COVID-19 funding options

We have compiled a searchable list of recovery financing from other organizations.

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