We have compiled these resources for Latino restaurant owners with information from Federal, State and local resources to help them navigate the issues facing small businesses in today's environment. We encourage you to stay up-to-date and take all necessary precautions for your business and employees.
RESTAURANT REVITALIZATION FUND
The SBA Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) provides $28.6 Billion in emergency assistance for eligible restaurants, bars, and other qualifying businesses.The RRF was established by the American Rescue Plan Act to providing funding to help restaurants keep their doors open.
Square, Toast, Clover, NCR Corporation (Aloha). If you apply through your POS Vendor you DO NOT need to register in advance.
For the first 21 days of the open application period only priority group applications will be processed and funded. The Priority Groups are businesses that are at least 51% owned by individuals who are women; veterans; socially disadvantaged and/or economically disadvantaged individuals.
PPP FORGIVENESS RESOURCES
Did you receive a PPP loan and are ready to apply for forgiveness?
The SBA released a PPP EZ Loan Forgiveness Application (pdf). You can use the EZ application if you meet the following criteria:
Chick here for more info from SBA on loan forgiveness details
BLUEPRINT FOR A SAFER ECONOMY
California has gone back to the color-coded reopening tiers. The previous tier-based reopening guidelines for outdoor dining with safety protocols can open again, pending county approvals. Visit the Blueprint website for the status of activities in your area.
All Southern California counties are now in the moderate orange tier. The Orange Tier means some indoor business operations are open with modifications. This includes social distancing, six feet between tables, and mandatory masks and face shields for staff. Check your county for specific details.
Uber Eats: Eat Local Support Effort
Uber Eats has launched a support program for local independent restaurants on the Uber Eats or Postmates platforms. The program includes:
Visit EatLocalEffort.com for more details on program.
PPE Unites provides a free 30-day supply of much needed personal protective gear for eligible businesses and nonprofits in LA County. There are 2 pick-up locations and 1 day PPE--Up Events in communities across the county. Sign up and schedule a pick up at www.ppeunite.org
California Small Business Emergency Relief Package
New relief programs from the State of California for businesses impacted by the virus. This includes