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Business Resources In Response to COVID-19 LOCAL TAKEOUT, DELIVERY AND BUSINESS OFFERINGS
Business Resources In Response to COVID-19 LOCAL TAKEOUT, DELIVERY AND BUSINESS OFFERINGS

The Novel Coronavirus is an important topic in our community and around the world. The Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce will continue to serve as a resource for our business community during this difficult time. Please find a few business and community resources below.

City of Beverly Hills COVID-19 updates & resources

  1. City of Beverly Hills press release – 3.16.20 City of Beverly Hills Orders Non-Essential Retail Stores Closed to the Public
  2. Letter from Beverly Hills Police Department Chief Spagnoli

Los Angeles County updates & resources

  1. L.A. County Health Department – 3.21.20 Safer at Home Order for Control of COVID-1
  2. L.A. County press release – 3.16.20 L.A. County Public Health Issues Order to Prohibit Group Events and Gatherings, Require Social Distancing Measures and the Closure of Certain Businesses
  3. L.A. County Business & Worker Disaster Help Center

California Department of Public Health updates & resources

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention updates & resources


Funding

  1. Small Business Association Express Bridge Loans Express Bridge Loan Pilot Program allows small businesses who currently have a business relationship with an SBA Express Lender to access up to $25,000 with less paperwork. These loans can provide vital economic support to small businesses to help overcome the temporary loss of revenue they are experiencing and can be a term loans or used to bridge the gap while applying for a direct SBA Economic Injury Disaster loan. If a small business has an urgent need for cash while waiting for decision and disbursement on Economic Injury Disaster Loan, they may qualify for an SBA Express Disaster Bridge Loan. Find an Express Bridge Loan Lender via SBA’s Lender Match Tool or by connecting with your local SBA District Office.
  2. Congress has approved $350 billion in emergency loans for small businesses to help keep workers employed. Here’s a guide and checklist from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to help your small business through the process.
  3. Jewish Free Loan Association – Loans available for those affected by Coronavirus
  4. U.S. Small Business Association Disaster Assistance Loans
  5. State Treasurer’s Office: 2020 Small Business Resources
  6. United States Small Business Administration updates & resources
  7. Venturize – Managed by Small Business Majority, Venturize offers unbiased education and resources about small business loans, retirement and healthcare to empower entrepreneurs to make the best financial decisions for their business.

For Employers:

(Photo taken from City of Beverly Hills website)

State of California Governor’s Office of Business & Economic Development updates & resources

California Labor & Workforce Development Agency – updates & resources for employers & workers

Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation – Layoff Alternative Program information

US Chamber of Commerce resources: Coronavirus Small Business Guide and Checklist | Workplace tips

Small Business Resources from Google including: communicating with your customers, employees, pivoting your advertising strategy and more


For Employees:

California Employment Development Department updates & resources for employees

City of Los Angeles Economic & Workforce Development Department – Business Transition Services


Complimentary Consultations & Educational Seminars for Small Businesses

In partnership with the Chamber, the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) offers complimentary one-on-one consultations for small businesses in Beverly Hills, in addition to complimentary educational seminars.

  1. View the March 25 presentation by the Small Business Development Center on disaster resources for business impacted by COVID-19 here.
  2. Beverly Hills businesses are eligible for complimentary one-on-one consultations with a business advisor through the Small Business Development Center. These sessions can either be done virtually or in person at the Chamber offices or your place of work when available.  To sign up, please email Michelle LoGrande at mlogrande@elcamino.edu or call 310.225.8277.

SPECIAL BUSINESS OFFERINGS

Click here for a list restaurants, markets and pharmacies serving our community with takeout & delivery options.

Click here for additional member offers.


Should you have feedback for our team on issues you are experiencing or a request for a specific resource, please do not hesitate to contact a member of our staff. Find staff contact information here.

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