Disaster assistance from the U.S. Small Business Association (SBA) - In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, small business owners are eligible to apply for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan advance of up to $10,000. The SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan program provides small businesses with working capital loans of up to $2 million that can provide vital economic support to small businesses to help overcome the temporary loss of revenue they are experiencing.
Paycheck Protection Program from the SBA - The Paycheck Protection Program is a loan designed to provide a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their workers on the payroll.
Office of the Texas Governor announces $50 million in loans for Texas Small Businesses - Governor Greg Abbott announced Goldman Sachs and the LiftFund, along with other community development financial institutions (CDFIs), are partnering to provide $50 million in loans to small businesses in Texas that have been affected by COVID-19 as part of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program.
The Save Small Business Fund initiative by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation - A grantmaking initiative offering short-term relief for small employers in the United States and its territories that can provide $5,000 grants to small employers harmed financially by the COIVD-19 pandemic.
Search for federal contracting opportunities - Use the System of Awards Management to search for federal contracting opportunities. At the top of the page, click the box next to the search bar and select Contract Opportunities.
A memorandum from the U.S. Department of Defense.
The Department of Defense policy vault.
The Department of Defense pricing and contracting COVID-19 page.
Scams and fraud
The Federal Trade Commission warns about COVID-19 scams - Scammers are taking advantage of fears surrounding the Coronavirus, the FTC offers tips to avoid falling victim to a scammer.
Guidance for Child Care Programs that Remain Open by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention - This information is intended for childcare programs that remain open and should be used in conjunction with CDC’s guidance for administrators of childcare programs and K-12 schools. This guidance does not supersede applicable federal, state, and local laws and policies for childcare programs.