Current guidance and resources for businesses to reopen responsibly.
Schedule an one-on-one appointment with a business advisor, an industry expert who can provide no-cost professional business advising in marketing, finance, accessing capital and more. Advisors can help business owners navigate U.S. Small Business Administration loan applications, help with financials, cash-flow issues and more. Connect with a business advisor.
Serving Northern California, the Sierra Business Development Center provides small business owners no-cost webinars, capital access and specialty programs.
The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to California small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of COVID-19. For more information on SBA disaster assistance here.
The Placer County Business Advantage Network is a team of workforce development professionals that provide no-cost hiring assistance to businesses and information regarding training and hiring opportunities to job seekers.
For information regarding the State’s order and essential businesses please refer to the State’s website.
As part of the CARES Act, the PPP authorizes up to $349 billion in forgivable loans to small businesses to pay their employees during the COVID-19 crisis. To learn more or find a lender, visit www.sba.gov/paycheckprotection.
As part of the federal CARES Act, the new Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program helps unemployed Californians who are business owners, self-employed, independent contractors, have limited work history, and others not usually eligible for regular state UI benefits who are out of business or services are significantly reduced as a direct result of the pandemic. To learn more, visit EDD.
Our top priority is the health and safety of residents and visitors to Placer County, and Visit Placer is committed to providing accurate and timely information about our destination. To learn more, visit www.visitplacer.com.