Are you out if work due to COVID 19? Wondering if and when you'll be able to stand on your two feet again? I've put together a list of resources for you to get the help you need until this all passes. Hang in there! If you're not a Maryland resident and you need resources from your State please DM me on Insta and I will find you what you're looking for!
Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program - small business owners and non profit organizations can apply here for a low interest loan due to the Coronavirus
Maryland Small business COVID19 Emergency Loan Relief Program - this link takes you directly to the application. Here, you can find loans up to $50,000 with 0% interest for the first 12 months and 2% for the remaining 36 months. The loan is to be used for working capital to support payroll expenses, utility expenses, or other expenses that occur in the ordinary course of operations.
Maryland Small Business COVID19 Emergency Relief Grant Fund - this link takes you directly to the application. Here, you can find grants up to $10,000 for small businesses and non profit organizations. The grant is to be used for working capital to support payroll expenses, utility expenses, or other expenses that occur in the ordinary course of operations.
Maryland Residents Unemployment - you can apply for unemployment now! This link will tell you what/how to do it. It also has a direct link for the application.
Maryland medicaid application - if you have lost your job due to COVID19 and have also lost your benefits, you can apply for health insurance here!
Maryland food bank - if you're in need of food during this time, use this link to find food banks near you. Enter you zip code at the bottom of the page and the site will tell you where you can pick up food.
Layoff Aversion Fund - supports businesses undergoing economic stress during this pandemic. It prevents the duration of unemployment and provides companies with the means for "work at home" supplies, covers the cost of cleaning services, pays for insurance, provides funds for training, etc.
If you're a bartender or server that has been layed off, visit the link above for resources!