Grants

  • Hello Alice’s COVID19 Business Resource Center is a platform which is connecting businesses to industry-specific funding opportunities during the pandemic and recovery from shelter-in-place. They also offer $10,000 emergency grants to small businesses. Industries served include food & beverage; beauty & wellness; retail; wholesale & manufacturing; professional services; arts & entertainment; and restaurant & food services. 
  • The Alameda County Deputy Sherrifs’ Activities League (DSAL), in partnership with ALL IN Alameda County and Alameda County Community Food Bank (ACCFB) will be launching a weekly food distribution at the Dig Deep Farms Food Hub (2700 Fairmont Drive, San Leandro). They are looking for small business food vendors to partner with to produce individually prepared meals for distribution to home-bound seniors and medically vulnerable patients, and families who are experiencing food insecurity as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic. Each selected vendor will receive $15,000 to cover the cost associated with preparing up to 1000 meals from May 2020 - September 2020. Follow this link to learn more and apply.
  • United Way Bay Area COVID-19 Community Relief Fund provides funding in four core areas: Technology Infrastrucutre, Direct Assistance Funds, Worker Support and 2-1-1 Information & Resources
  • The East Bay Community Foundation seeks to provide one-time general operating grants to organizations that provide critical services around economic security to the most vulnerable populations in the East Bay. The first phase will initially focus on nonprofit organizations.

  • Yelp, GoFundMe and Intuit QuickBooks have partnered together to help raise COVID-19 relief money through the Small Business Relief Fund, which will be used to issue $500 matching grants to businesses that raise at least $500 on a GoFundMe campaign connected to the pandemic.

  • Kiva - Visit Kiva to learn more about their 0% interest loans.
  • Forbes’ List of Banks Offering Relief to Customers