COVID-19 Relief Program Information for Small Businesses

To our small business community,

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, in this critical time, remains steadfast in its mission to promote regional economic development.  Now more than ever, we understand the importance of coming together as a community and  sharing critical, relevant, and timely information.  To that end, we have gathered COVID-19 relief program information and resources that may be helpful for our small business community. 

Rebuild VA
The program will provide grants of up to three times the applicant’s average monthly eligible expenses up to a maximum award of $10,000. These grants are aimed at assisting small businesses and nonprofits that have faced economic distress as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
https://www.governor.virginia.gov/rebuildva/

Small Business COVID-19 Reimbursement Grant Program
The Small Business COVID-19 Reimbursement Grant Program is a $3 million fund established to help Baltimore County’s small businesses harmed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
https://www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/economicdev/covid19-assistance/smallbusinessgrants.html

APG Chesapeake Community Grant Program  (Deadline November 2020)
APG Chesapeake has established a $1,500,000 grant fund to assist locally owned businesses during this challenging situation. As a family owned business, we understand what you are going through and have stepped forward to support our community.
https://www.apgchesapeake.com/grant

Forestry Equipment and Working Capital Loan Fund
Provides financing for Maryland’s forest products-related businesses with respect to working capital and equipment purchases. Maximum loan $150,000. Loans for equipment 3-6 year term, for operating capital term is 1-2 years. https://www.marbidco.org/_pages/programs_loans/loan_programs_fewc.htm

The CARES Act
The CARES Act, the largest economic relief package in our nation’s history, was signed into law on March 27 and includes major provisions U.S. Travel fought for to deliver economic support to travel businesses, travel workers and their families
https://www.ustravel.org/toolkit/covid-19-cares-act-relief-resources
FAQ: https://www.ustravel.org/sites/default/files/media_root/document/CARESActFAQ.pdf

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Programs

Economic Injury Disaster Loan Emergency Advance
This loan advance will provide up to $10,000 of economic relief to businesses that are currently experiencing temporary difficulties (from their website)
https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/coronavirus-relief-options/economic-injury-disaster-loan-emergency-advance

SBA Express Bridge Loans
Enables small businesses who currently have a business relationship with an SBA Express Lender to access up to $25,000 quickly.
https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/coronavirus-relief-options/sba-express-bridge-loans

The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB)
Side-by-Side graphic detailing the EIDL and PPP programs.
https://www.nfib.com/assets/Small-Business-Loans-Side-by-Side.pdf

HELLO ALICE: Business For All Grant (Deadline September 25, 2020 at 12AM PST)
Apply for grants up to $50,000 to support business growth, including $10,000 emergency COVID-19 Business for All Grants to help small businesses in crisis.
https://businessforall.helloalice.com

VA 30 Fund (Deadline December 31, 2020 12AM EST)
The nonprofit Virginia 30 Day Fund provides forgivable loans up to $3,000 to small businesses in need. It was launched by Virginia technology entrepreneur Pete Snyder and his wife, Burson.
https://va30dayfund.com

IFW COVID-19 Relief Fund (Grants are distributed on a rolling basis)
The IFW COVID-19 Relief Fund provides microgrants to women-owned businesses that are being impacted by this crisis. You can donate to the Relief Fund now or start a campaign on IFW to be considered to receive a grant.
https://ifundwomen.com/covid-19