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Small Business Emergency Resources 

Get Organized First


1. LA Mayor Gacetti $11 million dollar no-fee Microloans

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NEW Independent Contractors Unemployment


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NEW  Opens April 21st


2. Small Business Administration - Economic Injury Disaster loan. 

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NEW  PPP loan fund will be replenished. Please get your application ready and also contact your lender now to see if they have a wait list.

3. Jewish Free Loan Program - Urgent financial needs

Contact for application. Up to 10K no fees, no interest


4. CA iBank Disaster Relief Loan Guarantee Program - capital access barriers in light of a declared disaster. Another resource. 

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5. California Capital Access Program


6. Lendistry Loan Products



7. iFundWomen



8. Venturize


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1. Benefits for Businesses

CA Employment Development Dept Work Sharing Program - if business interruption is causing consideration of layoffs

Contact for application


2. LA Economic Development Corporation Layoff Aversion Program - confidential counseling to prevent layoffs

Contact for information, call 888-4LA-EDC1, email

3. Benefits for Workers

LA BusinessSource Centers - Business and loan packaging consultation


4. LA Economic & Workforce Development Dept Rapid Response - support through layoff process

Contact for information, call 213-744-7205, email


1. Facebook Small Business Grants

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2. California Capital Financial Development Corporation

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3. California Coastal Rural Development Corporation

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4. California Southern Small Business Development Corporation

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5. Nor-Cal Financial Development Corporation

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6. Small Business Development Corporation of Orange County

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Pacific Coast Regional Small Business Development Corporation

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Asian Pacific Islander Women’s Business Center

231 3rd st #G106

Los Angeles, CA 90013



California Manufacturing Technology Consulting (CMTC)

690 Knox St. Suite 200

Torrance, CA 90502



College of the Canyons Small Business Development Center

26455 Rockwell Canyon Road

Canta Clarita, CA 91355


OC Hispanic Small Business Development Center and Orange County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

1 Banting Suite A

Irvine, CA 92618



Pacific Asian Consortium in Employment (PACE)

1055 Wilshire Blvd Suite 1475

Los Angeles, CA 90017



LA County Procurement Technical Assistance Center

133 N. Sunal Dr.

Los Angeles, CA 90063


Launchpad Small Business Development Center at Octane

65 Enterprise

Aliso Veijo, CA 92656



Lead Small Business Development Center at CSU Fullerton

800 N. State College Blvd.

Fullerton, CA 92831



Pacific Asian Consortium in Employment Women’s Business Center

1055 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 900B

Los Angeles, CA 90017



Pacific Coast Regional Small Business Development Center

3255 Wilshire Blvd Suite 1501

Los Angeles, CA 90010



Pacific Coast Regional Small Business Development Corporation

3255 Wilshire Blvd Suite 1501

Los Angeles, CA 90010

213-739-2999 ext. 222


Pasadena City College Small Business Development Center

3035 E. Foothill Blvd. Room 122

Pasadena, CA 91107



Pasadena Minority Business Development Agency Business Center

177 E. Colorado Blvd. Suite 200 Space 2054

Pasadena, CA 91105




Before you start applying for any type of asstistance, get organized. And it is important that you get organized quickly or your balance sheet will be less because of lost incomes.

If you find this confusing and need help you may also reach out to Small Biz LA for help regarding loan applications.

LA Small Business Center Lead Center

4900 E. Conant St. Bldg 02, Suite 109

Long Beach, CA 90808


1. Figure out how much money you are going to need to cover only your operating expenses. They are not giving loans out to cover lost profits. 

2. Business and/or Personal Financial Statement (Interim, YTD - Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet) 

3. last 3 years of personal and business taxes including 2019 if they have it, if not than year to date 2019 income statement and balance sheet.

4. 2020 year to date(as current as possible) income statement and balance sheet. 

5. Personal financial statement

6. Start writing a narrative of why you need the money and comparing 2019 feb & March numbers (revenue) to 2020 feb & March or compare it to the last 6 months if your overhead has increased. 


NEW free assistance webinars

1. City Of LA Small Business Resilience Toolkit

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2. On-Demand Webinar for Affected Businesses

3. Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation


4. Small Business Majority with online webinars and other important Covid 19 updates.

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