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.
SERVE: Secure Emergency Relief for Vulnerable Employees
Provides cash aid of $800 to food service workers who reside in the City of Los Angeles. Applicants must reside in the City of Los Angeles, be 18 years or older, and have a 2019 income of $58,450 or less. Applications open from Monday, December 7, 9am to midnight on Friday, December 11. Check website for full eligibility and application.
Keep LA County Dining
In an effort to assist restaurants affected by the new COVID-19 restrictions, LA County has launched the Keep LA Dining Grant Program. It provides $30,000 grant to qualifying restaurants in LA County (not including City of LA and Pasadena). Check website for eligibility and grant application.
California Small Business Emergency Relief Package
New relief programs from the State of California for businesses impacted by the virus. This includes
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
Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti announces $800 stipends for food service works. Applications open on Monday.
Governor Newsom announces sales-tax deferral to help businesses hurt by COVID-19 restrictions. Small businesses with less that $1 million in sales tax, will receive an automatic three-month extension on payments.
Governor Newsom announces new immediate actions to curb COVID-19 transmission. These new regulations, effective Nov 17, 2929 move several Southern California counties to the most restricted purple tier in the Blueprint for a Safer Economy.
BLUEPRINT FOR A SAFER ECONOMY
California has a blueprint for reducing COVID-19 in the state with revised criteria for loosening and tightening restriction activities. Check the Blueprint for a Safer Economy page to find the status of activities in your county. You can search by county and activity.