Community and Small Business Support

EDA Economic Adjustment

$1.5 billion was allocated for EDA Economic Adjustment Assistance (EAA) for COVID-19 prevention and response, including for necessary expenses for responding to economic injury due to COVID-19. Eligible uses include creating or updating disaster recovery plans, construction projects, market or industry research studies, technical assistance and capacity-building, and capitalization and recapitalization of revolving loan funds (RLFs) to provide loans to small businesses.


Regional Economic Development Representatives

Develop a project briefing sheet and reach out to your regional economic development representative to discuss projects and begin the application process.


The FTA was appropriated $25 billion in Transit Assistance Funding in the CARES Act and will fund 100% of costs with no matching fund requirement. Eligible uses include supporting capital, operating, and other expenses to prevent, prepare for, and respond to COVID-19.


Guidelines for Transit Assistance Funding

The FTA released guidelines for the $25 billion fund.

Frequently Asked Questions from FTA Grantees Regarding COVID-19

These FAQs provide clarity regarding how COVID-19 preparations impact certain FTA requirements.


$349 billion is available in forgivable SBA Paycheck Protection Program loans to small businesses to cover payroll, employee salaries, mortgage interest, and rent and utility payments associated with COVID-19 crisis. Eligible uses include paycheck protection, grants to small business development, women and minority business centers, and debt relief options for borrowers.


Paycheck Protection Program

This SBA loan helps businesses keep their workforce employed during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.

Economic Injury Disaster Loan Emergency Advance

This loan advance will provide up to $10,000 of economic relief to businesses that are currently experiencing temporary difficulties.

Community Resilience

Looking Beyond the Current Coronavirus Crisis

How Our Cities Can Reopen after the COVID-19 Pandemic

How to Build an Invincible Community in this Uncertain World

Leadership, Before, During and After a Crisis

Vulnerable Communities

Sheltering the Homeless During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Preventing COVID-19 Generated Family Financial Instability

Small Business Support

Community Foundations Nationwide Launch Coronavirus Relief Efforts

Disaster Assistance 

Community Foundations Nationwide Launch Coronavirus Relief Efforts


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