CABB provides the following resources and information to the general public. The links are provided as a convenience and do not imply endorsement. CABB is not responsible for the content provided on websites hosted by organizations outside CABB and does not guarantee the accuracy of the information they contain.
Beware of COVID-19 Scams
Scammers are taking advantage of fears surrounding the Coronavirus. Visit the Federal Trade Commission website for information and details on how to avoid and protect yourself.
Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources
Visit the U.S. Small Business Administration website for more information and details.
Our nation's small businesses are facing an unprecedented economic disruption due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. On Friday, March 27, 2020, the President signed into law the CARES Act, which contains $376 billion in relief for American workers and small businesses. Click here to learn more about available SBA loan and debt relief options.
To learn more about the relief options available for your business, click here.
In addition to traditional SBA funding programs, the CARES Act established several new temporary programs to address the COVID-19 outbreak.
- Paycheck Protection Program
- Economic Injury Disaster Loan Emergency Advance
- SBA Express Bridge Loans
- SBA Debt Relief
SBA works with a number of local partners to counsel, mentor, and train small businesses. The SBA has 68 District Offices, as well as the support provided by its Resource Partners, such as SCORE offices, Women’s Business Centers, Small Business Development Centers, and Veterans Business Outreach Centers. When faced with a business need, use the SBA’s Local Assistance Directory to locate the office nearest you.
Guidance for Businesses and Employers
The following interim guidance may help prevent workplace exposure to acute respiratory illnesses, including COVID-19, in non-healthcare settings. The guidance also provides planning considerations if there are more widespread, community outbreaks of COVID-19.
To prevent stigma and discrimination in the workplace, visit the CDC’s Guidance for Businesses and Employers web page.
Learn more about the recommended strategies for employers. In-depth guidance is available on the CDC’s Guidance for Businesses and Employers web page.
California Department of Real Estate (DRE)
The California Department of Real Estate (DRE) has provided information in response to some of the most commonly posed questions relating to Governor Gavin Newsom's Executive Order N-33-20, requiring people to "shelter-in-place" in order to slow the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), and the impacts of that order on licensing processes.
The following organizations have hosted or will be hosting webinars with related COVID-19 information and resources to help you navigate through these challenging times.
International Business Brokers Association (IBBA)
The International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) is offering COVID-19 related webinars FREE to non-members as the information is too important not to share.
Business Brokerage Press (BBP)
The Business Brokerage Press (BBP) has put on a series of COVID-19 related webinars. Check out past recordings and sign-up for upcoming webinars.