Small Business Resources

Small Business Development Center (SBDC) 

support needed email: loans@asksbdc.org 
or call 833-ASK-SBDC

SBA Loan Application Status: 800-659-2955

Danville Follow-Up Friday and Future Focus Webinar

(Fridays from 10:00 – 11:00 AM via ZOOM) 

With the COVID-19 pandemic creating, almost daily, changes to both our general and business communities The Town of Danville is partnering with the Danville Area Chamber of Commerce to provide a weekly platform to share updates as to what has transpired over the previous week (CARES Act, Shelter In Place, Essential Business Designations, County Health Services Declarations, Economic Development?etc.). Further, to assist with visioning, as we look forward to what resources and actions will need to be taken today, to prepare for our current and future recovery. Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_HNCVRq2QQpS6BLgqx9uLwA

Previous Zoom WEBINAR Recordings:

Friday Follow-up and Future Focus Webinar May 29, 2020 Password: 8U^32=5W

Friday Follow-up and Future Focus Webinar May 22, 2020 Password: 9D%N%X3e

Friday Follow-up and Future Focus Webinar May 15, 2020 Password: 7M$k18q9

Contactless Menu’s from Your Town Monthly

Your Town Monthly has put together options starting at just $50 for local businesses to use QR codes for contactless menu’s.

Below are some examples and instructions on how to contact Judy at Your Town Monthly. 

REopening Guides

WDB Contra Costa COVID-19 Resource Hotline

As part of their #BounceBackContraCosta campaign, the WDB is providing information and resources to help businesses and employees/job seekers navigate through this crisis. Call 1-833-320-1919  M-F, 8:30am to 5:00pm, or email

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR RESTAURANTS, BUSINESSES AND OTHER FACILITIES RESTARTING WATER USE AFTER SHUTDOWNS

EBMUD Reopening Fact Sheet (PDF)

EBMUD ensures high-water quality  for all customers with constant testing and proper treatment. The water we deliver is disinfected, but it’s not sterile. As the coronavirus shelter-in-place restrictions phase out or change, and businesses reopen, managers of large buildings and campuses should take precautions to ensure water is safe and tastes good.

BUSINESS RESOURCE GUIDE FOR BUSINESSES IMPACTED BY COVID-19

The Town of Danville has published a Business Resource Guide (PDF) for our local businesses who have been impacted by COVID-19. This Guide provides information on federal, state and local financial assistance as well as support programs, online tools, webinars, and private resources available to businesses.  

SMALL BUSINESS RELIEF (CARES)

Health and government officials are working together to maintain the safety, security and health of the American people. Small businesses are encouraged to do their part to keep their employees, customers and themselves healthy.

The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development has compiled helpful information for employers, employees and all Californians as it relates to the cornonavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

The Small Business Owner’s Guide/FAQ to the CARES Act

CARES ACT Q&A (page 6 small BUSINESSES) (04/02/20)

Economic Injury Disaster Loan and Advance (EIDL)

All small business owners are eligible and ENCOURAGED to apply for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan advance of up to $10,000, and the loan advance will not have to be repaid.

Further, the EIDL program provides small businesses with working capital loans up to $2 million that can provide economic support to small businesses, with terms up to 30 years and deferred payments for one year.  Apply Now Online.

Paycheck Protection Plan

An SBA loan that helps businesses keep their workforce employed during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. Payroll Protection Program FAQ’s 04/23 (PDF)

CRITICAL ESSENTIAL INFRASTRUCTURE WORKERS LIST

Three Step Process SBA Disaster Loans (PDF)

Additional Business Resources: https://www.sba.gov/page/coronavirus-covid-19-small-business-guidance-loan-resources

Eviction and Rent Freeze Ordinance

The Contra Costa Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to approve an Urgency Ordinance temporarily prohibiting evictions of residential and commercial real property tenants in Contra Costa County impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and establishing a moratorium on rent increases.  
(The FAQ page below has info and quick links on the side of the page.)

https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/7836/Eviction-and-Rent-Freeze-Ordinance-FAQs

EAst Bay economic Development Alliance (East BAy EDA) BUSINESS RECOVERY Info

For a list of COVID-19 resources, check out a comprehensive resource guide by visiting East Bay EDA Covid19

For any questions, please contact info@eastbayeda.org.

SBA Three Step Disaster Loan Graphic