COVID-19 Resources

Nonprofit Resources
COVID-19 Response Fund Grant Opportunity benefiting Imperial County (Offered by the Imperial Valley Wellness Foundation in partnership and with funding support from the Alliance Healthcare Foundation, California Wellness Foundation, and The Center at Sierra Health Foundation)
Small Business Resources
Imperial Valley Business Recovery Taskforce (quick links to IVBRT resources are provided below)
The following information has been provided courtesy of the Imperial Valley Business Recovery Task Force. Please visit their webpage for full and up-to-date resources. Sign up for updates from Imperial Valley Business Recovery Task Force for more information and resources directly to your inbox.
Sign up for confidential one-on-one business counseling at your local Small Business Development Center funded by SBA. Get assistance navigating all the resources for your business.
Other Resources:
The SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan program provides small businesses with working capital loans of up to $2 million that can help overcome the temporary loss of revenue your business may be experiencing. You may receive a $10,000 grant available within three days of a successful application.
Designed to encourage employers to keep their workers on payroll. Small businesses and eligible nonprofit organizations, Veterans organizations, and Tribal businesses as well as individuals who are self-employed or are independent contractors, are eligible if they also meet program size standards. To apply, contact SBA any approved lender or credit union in your area. 
Other Resources: 
As part of SBA's debt relief efforts, the SBA will automatically pay the principal, interest, and fees of current 7(a), 504, and microloans for a period of six months. The SBA will also automatically pay the principal, interest, and fees of new 7(a), 504, and microloans issued prior to September 27, 2020.
Employers can apply for the Work Sharing Program if reduced production, services, or other conditions cause them to seek an alternative to layoffs.
We understand that many people and organizations are counting on your support, but in case you aren't sure where to give or how you can help, we welcome your support and gifts to our Imperial Valley Regional Disaster Fund. Contributions received to the IVRDF will be directed to COVID-19 response and recovery efforts in Imperial County.
No beneficiaries or grant recipients have been identified at this time. Our ability to provide grants is contingent upon receiving donations to award to meaningful causes.
While we appreciate your support of the IVRDF, we encourage you to continue supporting organizations that are providing direct services in our community.