Government's resources for small businesses and info on the job retention scheme
Guide detailing government support for small businesses from Social Investment Business Group
Offer COVID-19 support from your business
Support for businesses
Pay it Forward for the future of London businesses- We are offering 100% free fundraising to help businesses to secure trade by pre-selling vouchers, goods and services.
Cultural and Creative Sector Coronavirus community handbook. (UK centric but could provide inspiration for any nation.) Covers: Isolation support, Mental health support, Creative responses, Finance and income support, Emergency funding / benevolent funds, Links for Freelancers, Links for Independent Theatre, etc...
💸Up to £10,000
Crisis response grants to enable people to meet their immediate needs of communities, from food and essentials, to equipment and additional short-term staff costs. Maximum 3 months of funding
Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan for businesses. Other sections of the page also cover individuals and industries.
Canada employment related FAQs around COVID-19 - e.g. Shared working, Temporary Foreign Workers Program, etc.
Regulatory developments relevant for SMEs in Germany from a group for SMEs in the Mittelrhein area of Germany. (unverified: the guide originated from a local SME business organisation - BVMW Mittelrhein https://www.bvmw.de/mittelrhein/)
Resources and webinars for social enterprises on managing Coronavirus impact
Federation for Small Businesses Guide
UMI guidance (helpful industry specific guidance)
Advice and guidance on reducing the risks of disruption from the COVID-19 to you and your business. By National Federation of Self-employed and Small Businesses (FBA).
Business in the Community's fact sheet for small businesses
A Facebook group for freelancers and small businesses who've come together as a community to share their current challenges and to share advice, support and resources.
A list of resources to help UK businesses navigate COVID-19 crisis.
Platform for business responses during COVID-19 outbreak from Business in the Community
Yorkshire business CV support group set up on Facebook
This page lists the various sources of funding support available for businesses during the COVID-19 crisi
Assistance & Guidance for Businesses Impacted Due to Novel Coronavirus
Facebook offering small business grants. To be eligible to apply, you must: + Have between 2 and 50 employees + Have been in business for over a year + Have experienced challenges from COVID-19 + Be in or near a location where Facebook operates
GoFundMe is currently raising a Small Business Relief Fund in which every dollar donated is matched 1:1 by GoFundMe, Intuit, and Yelp. Bill.com and GoDaddy are also providing major contributions.
We are mitigating the economic effects of lockdowns and supporting local businesses by letting consumers buy vouchers to use after the crisis. If the Great Depression is any guidance, millions of people are at risk of losing their homes, and we need those homes to contain the virus.
A system where people can purchase gift vouchers etc from their local high street to keep them afloat. (Not clear if this is a voucher redeemable when lockdown is lifted.)
Give Local helps you buy gift cards and support your favorite local restaurant through the COVID-19 pandemic. (Not clear if this is a voucher redeemable when lockdown is lifted.)
A site where people can support their local pubs by buying a pint now, for consumption when lockdown is over
NYC Employee retention grant program
Small Businesss continuity loan fund
Clean AI offers efficient and cost-effective AI-powered solutions for cleaning and safety needs. While we may need to start monitoring hygiene standards, this startup could help institutions ensure hygiene standards across transport, hotels, restaurants, and places of worship.
NEW DIGITAL HANDBOOK FOR ENTREPRENEURS DURING COVID-19- This manual has been created as a reference for the digital entrepreneurs all over the world in their battle against COVID-19. Although each market has its unique characteristics, the examples summarized in this report are intended to demonstrate the real impact digital platforms and tools can have in alleviating the societal challenges resulting from this pandemic. In creating this manual, AGI hopes to inspire innovative ideas by entrepreneurs to leverage technology in their COVID-19 response.
Live list of free digital tools and services - or those at significant discounts - from companies supporting small businesses or those new to WFH during the COVID-19 crisis.
A list of free or discounted services from organisations that help people impacted by the crisis
Italian list of free or discounted services. list by "Ministro per l’Innovazione tecnologica e la Digitalizzazione."