Resources for Small Businesses

Florida Community Development Legal Project will be updating and sharing relevant information for small businesses and nonprofits to help them deal with the financial, legal, operational, HR and other challenges that stem from this COVID-19 public health emergency. This page will be updated regularly as new information becomes available.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION & BEST PRACTICE GUIDANCE 

NONPROFITS RESOURCES

SMALL BUSINESSES RESOURCES

NATIONAL RESOURCES

STATEWIDE RESOURCES FOR FLORIDA

 

SOUTH FLORIDA RESOURCES

To assist local businesses and nonprofits, Microsoft in collaboration with Citi has launched Axis South Florida - an online platform that provides simple, easy-to-understand information to help South Florida residents, small businesses and nonprofits secure the economic support they need to withstand the COVID-19 crisis and emerge stable. Axis South Florida is a collective of leading Miami-Dade and Broward community-based organizations, the groups who everyday are on the frontlines of working with and providing services for our most vulnerable neighbors.

 

Link: South Florida Business Resource Guide

COVID-19 Layoff Aversion Fund

  • Up to $10,000 in grants to small business for reimbursement of qualified expenses. Cannot be used for purchasing items, only for items already purchased.

COUNTY SPECIFIC RESOURCES

 

Brevard County

 

Broward County

Citrus County

Collier County

Flagler County

 

Hernando County

 

Lake County

 

Marion County

 

Miami-Dade County

Orange County

Osceola County

Pinellas County

Polk County

  • United Community Relief Fund - GiveWell Community Foundation (GWCF) and United Way of Central Florida (UWCF) have collaborated to raise money for local nonprofit organizations

Putnam County

 

Seminole County

 

Sumter County

Volusia County

 

*Disclaimer: Florida Community Development Legal is not a law firm. Florida Community Development Legal is a project between Legal Aid providers: Bay Area Legal Services, Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, Jacksonville Area Legal Aid, Legal Aid Service of Broward County, Legal  Services of Greater Miami, and Legal Services of North Florida. If you are eligible to become a client, you or your organization would become a client of one of the foregoing Legal Aid providers.