Business Assistance

The United States and state governments have established programs that may provide individuals and small and mid-sized businesses assistance to minimize the economic impact of the novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). We encourage you to research any such programs that may be applicable to your situation or business. One of the major programs is through the U.S. Small Business Administration which will provide capital and liquidity to certain businesses affected by the coronavirus. This has put together for informational purposes only.

How to Get Started

Please visit the SBA website for guidance for businesses and employers impacted by Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). On the SBA website, you will find:


I’ve Been Impacted and Need Access to Capital

Apply for Disaster Loan Assistance

The SBA Loans page can connect you to lenders available to provide you the capital needed to keep the doors open during uncertain times. The Lender Match Program is a free referral tool that can connect you with participating SBA-approved lenders.


I’m Not Certain What to Do and Need Some Guidance

The SBA’s Local Assistance Directory can connect you to several local partners to counsel, mentor, and train small businesses.


Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employer

We encourage you to familiarize yourself and your employees if you haven’t already with the information found here: 


What is My State Doing?

Several states are beginning to offer guidance and assistance for businesses and individuals impacted by COVID-19. You can access such information through your local and state government websites. Click here to visit our page containing state links. 



ALERT: The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) communicated to the Administration and the full Congress the need for immediate business interruption coverage for retailers, restaurants, and other shopping center tenants. We are asking you to help reinforce this important request. (learn more)

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