SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans
The SBA can provide up to $2 million to help meet financial obligations and operating expenses that could have been met had the disaster not occurred.
Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)
The PPP is part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. This is a nearly $350-billion program intended to provide American small businesses with eight weeks of cash-flow assistance through 100 percent federally guaranteed loans.
SBA Express Bridge Loan
The Express Bridge Loan allows small businesses who currently have a business relationship with an SBA Express Lender to access up to $25,000 quickly. If a small business has an urgent need for cash while waiting for decision and disbursement on an Economic Injury Disaster Loan, they may qualify for an SBA Express Disaster Bridge Loan.
GA Department of Labor Rapid Response Services
Georgia’s Rapid Response strategy, coordinated with State and local workforce development partners, delivers services designed to avert a planned layoff and/or minimize disruption for individuals and communities in dislocation events, as well as to mitigate layoffs that will occur.
Gov Kemp has called on the manufacturing and distribution industries to assist in critical healthcare needs
If you are a Georgia exporter whose operations have been impacted by COVID-19, the Export-Import Bank of the United States is offering relief provisions including waivers, deadline extensions, streamlined processing and flexibility to help U.S. businesses experiencing disruptions.
GA Entertainment Industry Resources
A list of resources for crew, actors, staging, and others impacted in the GA entertainment industry
Available resources for Georgia's restaurant industry from the Georgia Restaurant Association
FEMA Public Assistance Reimbursement Program (Certain Nonprofits)
In accordance with section 502 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121-5207 (the “Stafford Act”), eligible emergency protective measures taken to respond to the COVID-19 emergency at the direction or guidance of public health officials may be reimbursed under Category B of FEMA’s Public Assistance program
GA Department of Labor Dislocated Workers
Georgia Department of Labor is providing online access to unemployment services, partial claim access for employers, and other reemployment services
The Unemployment Insurance (UI) program provides temporary income for workers who are unemployed through no fault of their own and who are either looking for another job, have a definite recall to their jobs within 6 weeks of the last day worked, or are in approved training.
Families First Coronavirus Response Act
The FFCRA equires certain employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. These provisions will apply from April 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020.
Restaurant and Food Service Workers
Food service workers may be eligible for financial assistance due to an unexpected illness (including COVID-19), injury, death of an immediate family member, or disaster like house flood or fire.
The Restaurant Workers Community Foundation (RWCF) Board of Directors has approved directing funds raised during this crisis to be allocated for direct relief to individual restaurant workers, nonprofit organizations, and loans for restaurants.
Temporary Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program for those not traditionally covered by unemployment insurance (UI), including the self-employed, independent contractors, or those with limited work history. Provides an additional $600 per week in recipients of UI and PUA for up to 4 months. Provides an additional 13 weeks of UI after state UI expires.
All U.S. residents with an adjusted gross income of up to $75,000 for individuals and$150,000 for couples will receive a cash rebate of $1,200 (ind) or $2,400 (couples)Includes all taxpayers with work-eligible SSN, including those with low or no income. An additional $500 will be given for each child per household