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The Business Recovery Fund is a microloan program intended to provide existing businesses in the City of Charlottesville and Albemarle County with funds to restart operations once the COVID-19 pandemic subsides.
Fluvanna Business Recovery Loan
Fluvanna County has partnered with the Community Investment Collaborative to offer microloans of up to $5,000 for Fluvanna-based businesses.
Learn more and apply here: /cicville.org/fluvanna-recovery-fund/
Verizon Recovery Fund for Small Businesses through Local Initiative Support Corporation
Daily Progress Local Marketing Grant
The Daily Progress is offering marketing matching grants in the amount of $250- $15,000 per month per client.
Follow this link to learn more.
Free Website from Yahoo!
Yahoo Small Business has launched a Pay it Forward initiative which includes helping businesses get online for FREE with Business Maker (a $120 value). This package includes a free domain name, website builder with templates, 5 email addresses, domain registration, consultation from a small business expert, 24/7 phone support and more. Learn more here.
Reddix Rules Fund
The Reddix Rules Fund, offered by Dr. Angela Reddix, is intended to assist small women-owned businesses that were not fortunate enough to receive benefits from the Payroll Protection Program or have been denied self-employment benefits. Learn more here.
Global Giving is doing the Red Backpack Fund, backed by Sara Blakley. This is for female entrepreneurs.
The COVID-19 crisis has put millions of small business jobs at risk. These small businesses are experiencing a near-fatal cash crunch as they struggle to keep their doors open and jobs intact. These next few critical weeks will impact millions of jobs.
The non-profit Virginia 30 Day Fund provides forgivable loans for Virginia-based small businesses. The forgivable loan is intended to provide immediate financial assistance (within maximum three days) to meet payroll, preserve healthcare coverage for employees and save jobs while they await recently approved federal funding.
The Virginia 30 Day Fund is designed to be quick, easy, and free of red tape, as small business owners work to keep employees on board in the near term. All we ask in return: if you can, pay it forward.
Offline2On.com is a community-led, cross-platform initiative to support businesses in ramping up their e-commerce efforts in the wake of COVID-19 by connecting merchants with the resources, developers, platforms, and partners they need to take action. The initiative brings together nearly 1,000 technologists, designers, writers, marketers, PR professionals, as well as industry leaders from all over the world in the e-commerce space, working with platforms such as BigCommerce, Magento and Shopify. Today we stand as one, ready to help you rebuild.
eBay providing free stores and waiving seller fees to support small businesses moving online. Learn more here.
A $1 Million Fund to support entrepreneurs of color.
Facebook is offering $100 Million in cash grants and ad credits.
Hello Alice is offering $10,000 grants to help small business owners here.
Tory Burch Foundation has a useful list of resources (for both funding and advice) for small businesses found here.