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COVID-19 Tools & Resources

Featured Resources:

SBA PPP 2nd Round applications can be found here. Translations of the form can be found here. The SBA will continue to post updated information around guidance and eligibility here. Click here for a simple guide to the 2nd Round PPP loans.

Small Business Majority: COVID-19 Daily Updates for Small Business (English & Spanish)

America’s SBDC: Webinars and resources

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: Protecting your finances during the coronavirus pandemic
Below are links to information on options and deadlines for a variety of relief, some as part of new legislation:

Relief for renters
A new law provides relief for renters and extends the CDC’s Order to protect many people who can’t pay their rent from eviction through January 31, 2021.

Updates to unemployment benefits
Congress passed legislation providing an additional $300 per week to all workers receiving unemployment benefits. The supplement begins after December 26, 2020 and ends on March 14, 2021.

Mortgage relief deadlines extended
Some homeowners struggling to pay their mortgage now have a little extra time to seek help.

Student loan relief
Interest and monthly payments on federally-held loans are suspended through January 31, 2021.

For information on the second round of Economic Impact Payments visit IRS.gov.

National COVID-19 Resources for
Nonprofits and Employers

Chamber of Commerce Coronavirus Small Business Issues and Solutions Guide

Small Business Administration (SBA): Coronavirus Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources (English)
SBA: Orientación y Recursos de Préstamos para Pequeñas Empresas (Español)

National Council of Nonprofits: Resource page

Informed Immigrant: Resources for Immigrants during the Coronavirus crisis

House Small Business Committee: Small Business Navigation Tips for COVID-19 Federal Relief Programs

National Immigration Law Center: Understanding the Impact of Key Provisions of COVID-19 Relief Bills on Immigrant Communities

US Hispanic Chamber: Resource and Technical Assistance Guide to Expand Capital for Hispanic and Minority-Owned Small Businesses 

Nonprofit Finance Fund: COVID-19 Tools and Resources for Nonprofits

Main Street America: Resources, Opportunities & Community Response Examples 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Guidance & Recommendations for Businesses & Employers

Small Business Development Centers: Resources and Tips 

US Chamber of Commerce: Small Business Guide

Resources for Community Development
and Housing

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB): Mortgage and housing assistance during the coronavirus national emergency

National Housing Conference: COVID-19 Housing Resource Center

The Center for Gender & Refugee Studies (CGRS): (English/Spanish) COVID-19 resource guide for immigrant communities, advocates, and allies

National Alliance of Community Economic Development Associations (NACEDA): Resources for Community Developers

US Dept of Housing and Urban Development (HUD): Coronavirus Resources

Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies: COVID-19 Housing Resources

USDA Rural Development: Relief for Rural Residents, Businesses and Communities Affected by the COVID-19 Outbreak

Consumer Financial and
Credit Bureau Resources

IRS: Economic Impact Payment Information Center 

Protect yourself financially from the impact of the coronavirus

Protecting your credit during the coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus and dealing with debt: Tips to help ease the impact

Tips for financial caregivers during the coronavirus pandemic 

Credit and Natural or Declared Disasters- Tips for Coaches

Credit and Natural or Declared Disasters- Resources for Data Furnishers

Helping Consumers Avoid Credit Problems if They have Been Impacted by COVID-19 (The Credit Bureaus’ Response)

Work from Home Resources

Tech Soup recommendations:
Nonprofit Resources for Remote Work During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Video / conference call options

  • How to have a group FaceTime call – HERE (requires iPhones)
    Zoom– free video conference account allows meetings of up to 40 minutes
    This page provides tutorials and demos around using Zoom
    FreeConferenceCall.com – capabilities for screen sharing and video conferencing through this as well
    UberConference – capabilities for screen sharing and video conferencing through this as well
    Google Hangouts – this requires use of a Google account, which may require staff to use personal email
  • This article provides an overview of a few other resources