Small Business Emergency Resources 

Get Organized First

 BUSINESS LOANS  

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

Follow link: https://ewddlacity.com/index.php/microloan-program 

NEW Independent Contractors Unemployment

https://www.labor.ca.gov/pandemic-unemployment-assistance-pua-program/

 

NEW You may also visit https://ewddlacity.com/index.php/lacarescorps

NEW  Opens April 21st https://www.savesmallbusiness.com/

NEW https://www.annuity.org/financial-literacy/covid-19-financial-guide/

2. Small Business Administration - Economic Injury Disaster loan. 

Follow link: https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/coronavirus-relief-options

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. https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/coronavirus-relief-options/paycheck-protection-program-ppp

3. Jewish Free Loan Program - Urgent financial needs

Contact jfla.org 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. 

Contact ibank.ca.gov for information or pcrcorp.org/california-small-business-loan

 

5. California Capital Access Program

Contact https://www.treasurer.ca.gov/cpcfa/calcap/sb/index.asp

6. Lendistry Loan Products

Contact: MyLendistry.com

 

7. iFundWomen

Contact: https://ifundwomen.com

 

8. Venturize

Contact venturize.org

Venturize Matchfinder application: https://matchfinder.venturize.org

 

 EMPLOYEES 

1. Benefits for Businesses

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

Contact edd.ca.gov for application

 

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

Contact laedc.org for information, call 888-4LA-EDC1, email bap@laedc.org

3. Benefits for Workers

LA BusinessSource Centers - Business and loan packaging consultation

Contact LABusinessSource.org

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

Contact ewddlacity.com for information, call 213-744-7205, email maricela.hernandez@lacity.org

 OTHER ORGANIZATIONS OFFERING ASSITANCE 

1. Facebook Small Business Grants

Follow Link: https://www.facebook.com/business/boost/grants

 

2. California Capital Financial Development Corporation

Follow Link: https://cacapital.org

 

3. California Coastal Rural Development Corporation

Follow Link: https://www.calcoastal.org

 

4. California Southern Small Business Development Corporation

Follow link: https://casouth.com

 

5. Nor-Cal Financial Development Corporation

Follow Link: http://nor-calfdc.org

 

6. Small Business Development Corporation of Orange County

Follow Link: https://sbfdoc.org

 

Pacific Coast Regional Small Business Development Corporation

Follow Link: https://www.pcrcorp.org

 

Asian Pacific Islander Women’s Business Center

231 3rd st #G106

Los Angeles, CA 90013

213-473-1605

http://www.apisbp.org/womens-business-center.html

 

California Manufacturing Technology Consulting (CMTC)

690 Knox St. Suite 200

Torrance, CA 90502

310-263-3060

http://www.cmtc.com/

 

College of the Canyons Small Business Development Center

26455 Rockwell Canyon Road

Canta Clarita, CA 91355

661-362-5900

http://canyonsecondev.org/sbdc/

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

1 Banting Suite A

Irvine, CA 92618

714-953-4289

https://ochcc.org/

 

Pacific Asian Consortium in Employment (PACE)

1055 Wilshire Blvd Suite 1475

Los Angeles, CA 90017

213-353-3982

https://pacela.org/

 

LA County Procurement Technical Assistance Center

133 N. Sunal Dr.

Los Angeles, CA 90063

323-881-3964

https://dcba.lacounty.gov/ptac/

Launchpad Small Business Development Center at Octane

65 Enterprise

Aliso Veijo, CA 92656

949-330-6564

https://octane.org/launchpad/

 

Lead Small Business Development Center at CSU Fullerton

800 N. State College Blvd.

Fullerton, CA 92831

657-278-2719

https://business.fullerton.edu/center/entrepreneurship/SBDC

 

Pacific Asian Consortium in Employment Women’s Business Center

1055 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 900B

Los Angeles, CA 90017

213-353-9400

https://pacela.org/

 

Pacific Coast Regional Small Business Development Center

3255 Wilshire Blvd Suite 1501

Los Angeles, CA 90010

213-739-2999

http://www.pcrcorp.org/

 

Pacific Coast Regional Small Business Development Corporation

3255 Wilshire Blvd Suite 1501

Los Angeles, CA 90010

213-739-2999 ext. 222

http://www.pcrcorp.org/

 

Pasadena City College Small Business Development Center

3035 E. Foothill Blvd. Room 122

Pasadena, CA 91107

626-585-3105

https://pasadena.edu/community/economic-workforce-development/employer-portal/sbdc.php

 

Pasadena Minority Business Development Agency Business Center

177 E. Colorado Blvd. Suite 200 Space 2054

Pasadena, CA 91105

909-315-3339

http://sccgp.org/mbda

 

 

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. 

 https://smallbizla.org/about/

LA Small Business Center Lead Center

4900 E. Conant St. Bldg 02, Suite 109

Long Beach, CA 90808

562-938-5020

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 https://www.pdffiller.com/jsfiller-desk15/?projectId=423718999#01d08d48a780dcb50ff82100b165e0e1

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. 

OTHER RESOURCES

NEW free assistance webinars

https://www.new-wbc.org/workshops-events/

1. City Of LA Small Business Resilience Toolkit

Follow Link: https://dpw.lacity.org/blog/city-los-angeles-small-business-resilience-toolkit

2. On-Demand Webinar for Affected Businesses

https://app.livestorm.co/small-business-majority/funding-updates-for-california-small-businesses-impacted-by-covid-19

3. Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation

Contact https://laedc.org

4. Small Business Majority with online webinars and other important Covid 19 updates.  https://smallbusinessmajority.org/covid-19-daily-updates-for-small-businesses

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