To support schools, GENYOUth established the COVID-19 Emergency School Nutrition Fund to provide grants for schools to purchase supplies for meal distribution and delivery. This program will provide schools with grants of up to $3,000 per school to supply much-needed resources to ensure children continue to receive the nutritious meals they need.
The Spoonflower Small Business Grant supports handmade business owners worldwide and at all stages of development. This program will award recipients with a Spoonflower credit of up to $1,000 to digitally print custom fabric and wallpaper for their creative pursuits.
The City of North Miami has created the Green Business Rehabilitation Grant program to provide grants of up to $10,000 to help small business owners in North Miami make improvements to business facilities, increase energy- efficiency and lower energy bills.
The City of North Miami has created the Smart Biz E-commerce Micro Business Grant to provide working capital to enable small businesses to invest in resources to bridge the digital divide, enable retention of jobs and give each business a fighting chance of survival now and in a post COVID-19 competitive market. This grant is an e-commerce focused grant that will provide businesses with the digital tools needed to recover, adapt and thrive.
In an effort to reduce the adverse economic impact caused by the coronavirus, the City of North Miami has created the Legacy Business Grant program to assist at least 10 longstanding North Miami Businesses by providing short-term working capital assistance to small businesses to enable retention of jobs held by low- and moderate-income persons.
The Downtown Small Business Reopening Microgrant Program is designed to help small businesses to immediately offset some of the economic impacts arising from the pandemic and to assist with the expenses associated with the businesses safe reopening. The Program provides reopening assistance to small for-profit businesses located within boundaries of the Miami DDA District. The Program funds will be awarded to reimburse applicants for business related expenses including, rent, mortgage payment, utility expenses, or other similar expenses that occur in the ordinary course of business.
CitrusBits is awarding grants up to $100,000 to USA health organizations, nonprofit organizations, government agencies, businesses, and individuals seeking to build apps that will benefit society in a meaningful way, whether in the immediate COVID-19 crisis or beyond it. Funding is intended to support mobile app design/development for qualified projects with high potential for positive social impact.
TD has created the 2020 TD Ready Challenge to provide financial support to organizations that have designed innovative, scalable and/or replicable solutions to help address the pandemic-caused issues faced by communities that are experiencing disproportionate impacts of COVID-19 across the U.S.. Solutions must address at least one (but can address more) of the four interconnected drivers of change of the TD Ready Commitment (Financial Security, Vibrant Planet, Connected Communities and Better Health).
The Rebuild Florida Business Loan Fund provides access to affordable capital through finance loans for new business start-up or expansion. This fund will assist existing and new small businesses that were impacted directly or indirectly by a disaster with rebuilding and expanding by providing eligible businesses with up to $500,000 in financing for working capital, machine and equipment, construction, inventory and more.
CareerSource South Florida has created the COVID-19 Layoff Aversion Fund to provide financial support to small businesses and community based organizations facing economic distress and potential layoffs due to the global pandemic.
The IRONMAN Foundation will provide grants to non-profit organizations for programs and projects that address community needs related to the novel coronavirus pandemic. Funding is intended to support health-related causes, and grant funds must be used for COVID-19 related purposes.
This program provides charitable grants to organizations responding directly to COVID-19 that are also demonstrating how their intervention moves towards longer term societal adaptation and resilience beyond the immediate outbreak.
Miami-Dade County is offering a $5 million forgivable loan program to help small businesses facing immediate financial threats as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. The loans will be up to $25,000 with no interest or origination fees.
The COVID-19 Collective Fund for Trans Communities has been launched to provide financial resources to trans-led organizations and transgender, gender nonconforming, and non-binary communities who are organizing in response to the COVID-19 crisis. This collective of funds will prioritize trans-led organizations across the U.S. with a strong racial justice focus and youth/intergenerational leadership, with particular consideration for those who lack access to national and/or local funding streams.
Accion is the largest nationwide nonprofit lending network in the United States. They provide fair and flexible loans, connections to business experts, and access to resources and opportunities specifically tailored to each business owner’s unique needs and goals. In response to COVID-19, Accion has compiled financial resources to help small business owners make ends meet during this economic crisis. They continue their focus on providing entrepreneurs flexible capital and other valuable resources.
On the right side is a list of nonprofit, community-based organizations offering loans to small businesses that have been unable to obtain financing or stimulus relief funds from traditional banks. Each offers different products and have different requirements. Search through the list to find the one that might fit your needs.
As part of the CARES Act, the SBA, the federal agency that provides support to small businesses and entrepreneurs across America, is offering loans to help businesses cover their day-to-day expenses because the COVID-19 crisis has affected their normal ability to do so.
As part of the federal CARES Act, the U.S. Small Business Administration is providing forgivable loans of up to $10 million per company to provide cash-flow assistance to employers who maintain their payroll during this emergency, help workers remain employed and enable affected small businesses to snap back after the crisis.
The Jacob and Valeria Langeloth Foundation
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