Business Assistance

As developments continue to unfold in response to the spread of COVID-19, we know many small businesses have questions about implications in the workplace and funding options to help bolster their businesses during this difficult time. On this page, we are compiling relevant tips and resources such as unemployment, paid family leave, paid sick leave, healthcare and more.

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Community Wealth Partners

COVID-19 Resources and Support for Nonprofits, Foundations

Community Wealth Partners is helping nonprofits and foundations navigate through the crisis, including offering free support, navigation and thought leadership to nonprofits and compiling resources geared toward nonprofits.

Area served: National

California

California Small Business Development Center (SBDC) - Capital Region Lead Center

Hot Lines for Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

The California SBDC network has a number of hotlines set up to assist small business owners.

Area served: California

California

UC Berkeley

Pro bono legal advice

UC Berkeley Law is working to match small business owners with University of California Berkeley Law students who will help them navigate the CARES Act. 

Area served: California

California

Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce and Sacramento Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce

Rapid Response Business Triage/Assistance

**Update** The Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce and Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce team is available Monday through Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm with voicemail capabilities 24/7. Assistance will be available in English, Spanish, Mandarin and Vietnamese languages. 1-833-391-1919

The Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce and Sacramento Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce have partnered to provide a free business support hotline for the small business community. Their team can answer general business questions, human resources and legal issues, and navigate borrowers through a variety of financing tools including the SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program and Paycheck Protection Program.

Area served: Sacramento, California

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America's Small Business Development Centers - SBDCs

Business Resiliency Toolkit

A no-cost business resiliency/recovery planning guide for business owners. A business resiliency plan is essential to the sustainability and success of your business through this crisis.

Area served: National

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