Business Resources During Coronavirus

     
May 18th: Governor Charlie Baker released Reopening Massachusetts, a four-phased strategy to responsibly reopen businesses and activities while continuing to fight COVID-19. 

May 5th: Governor Charlie Baker announced new guidance for retail businesses.

April 28th: Governor Charlie Baker announced an extension of the non-essential business emergency order until May 18th.

March 31st: Governor Charlie Baker announced an extension of the non-essential business emergency order until May 4.

March 23rd: Governor Charlie Baker issued an emergency order requiring all businesses and organizations that do not provide “COVID-19 Essential Services” to close their physical workplaces and facilities to workers, customers and the public as of Tuesday, March 24th at noon until Tuesday, April 7th at noon.

March 18th: Additionally, during an emergency meeting on March 18th, the Malden Board of Health issued an order restricting those types of services where members of the public may gather.

March 15th: In light of the infectious nature of COVID-19, Governor Baker has ordered restrictions on gatherings.
   
     
Mass.gov: When Can My Business Reopen? https://bit.ly/3csakds June 1, 2020
Governor's Reopening Massachusetts Strategy https://bit.ly/3g0i9tE May 18, 2020
Governor's New Guidance for Retail Businesses https://bit.ly/2xC1Rpw May 5, 2020
Law Allowing Restaurant Sales of Beer & Wine To-Go & For Delivery https://bit.ly/2JGgnPv April 3, 2020
Governor's Extension of the Order on Essential Services https://bit.ly/39AsJmK March 31, 2020
Governor's Order on Essential Services https://bit.ly/33xiL4t March 23, 2020
Governor's Order on Gatherings https://bit.ly/33xiL4t March 15, 2020
Governor's Order on Child Care Facilities https://bit.ly/2x6JZCE March 18, 2020
City of Malden/Malden Redevelopment Authority
Small Business Assistance Program Application
https://bit.ly/2yJ7rXS Low- & moderate-income business owners with 5 or fewer employees
Commonwealth of Massachusetts: Empowerment Grant for Small Businesses https://bit.ly/3c7L1xW Small Business Grants for Gateway Cities.
Commonwealth of Massachusetts Moratorium on Business Evictions forms and other Resources

https://bit.ly/3aIcKDZ Documentation for non-payment of rent/COVID-19 Financial Impact
Commonwealth of Massachusetts List of Essential Services https://bit.ly/2yX0emO Businesses that Provide Essential Services Related to COVID-19 
Commonwealth of Massachusetts Essential Service Designation Request https://bit.ly/33TRQQf Businesses NOT listed as Essential Services”
Commonwealth of Massachusetts Pandemic Unemployment Insurance https://bit.ly/2KiHzEa Self-employed individuals, freelancers, & independent contractors
Commonwealth of Massachusetts Pandemic Unemployment Insurance https://bit.ly/2zhy7i9 Flyers in Multiple Languages
SBA: Find Eligible Lenders https://bit.ly/2RmKJLk Search for Banks Participating
Express Bridge Loan Pilot Program https://bit.ly/2WZoFd1 Guide to SBA Bridge Loans of Up to $25,000 
Growth Zone: The Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act  https://bit.ly/2Xjen7J Guide & FAQs
SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Application https://bit.ly/2X8V7di Streamlined Process requirements
SBA Disaster Assistance for Businesses https://bit.ly/2Wq95a9 Application for Low-Interest Loans
COVID Relief Coalition: A Coalition of Law Firms, Non-Profits, and Government Agencies https://bit.ly/2xjf2vt Pro Bono 
Lawyer Services
National Federation of Independent Businesses https://bit.ly/3dZWHE9 Review of EIDL & PPPL
Rapid Response - Layoff Aversion https://bit.ly/2WM9aoM Avert Layoffs & Keep Your Workforce Engaged
WorkShare for Employers https://bit.ly/2wHEmeb Layoff Alternative
The GoFundMe Coronavirus Small Business Relief Initiative  https://bit.ly/2UkTqHY Private Sector
Yelp Relief for Restaurants & Bars https://bit.ly/3dYBlHk Private Sector
FaceBook Small Business Grants Program https://bit.ly/2x2UKGC Private Sector
The James Beard Food & Beverage Industry Relief Fund https://bit.ly/3aSPHH8 Private Sector
JP Morgan Philanthropic Commitment https://bit.ly/2XgY0sl Private Sector
Kiva 0% Loan Program https://bit.ly/2yH9uLG Private Sector
Opportunity Fund Assistance for Small Business Owners https://bit.ly/2UPjP0z Private Sector
Ring Neighborhood Pledge https://bit.ly/2Xf3MLe Private Sector
The Restaurant Workers Community Foundation Emergency Relief Fund https://bit.ly/2XieS1W Private Sector
WeFunder Crowdfund Match Program https://bit.ly/2JOI6h7 Private Sector
Kangaroo Small Business Initiative https://bit.ly/2JOCFP4 Free Security Aid
Seated Restaurant Support Hotline https://bit.ly/34fZxR9 Advice & Legal Opinions
ICSC Coronavirus Information & Resources https://bit.ly/3aQxhHl Recommendations
Commonwealth of Massachusetts https://t.co/1LtwaYrYYB  Guidance and Directives
White House's Coronavirus (COVID-19) Task Force https://bit.ly/2Kd8UYJ Guidance and Directives
Center for Disease Control https://t.co/KklCviVzpP  Interim Guide for Businesses
Small Business Association (SBA) https://t.co/9Hm1ha4cSv Guide to Plan & Respond
Local Boston SBA Office https://bit.ly/2x51lzF  Local Contact Info
US Dept of Labor https://t.co/QGYdzXosyV  Resources for Various Industries
Attorney General Maura Healey's Office https://bit.ly/2UDZr17 FAQ COVID-19: Employee Rights and Employer Obligations
OSHA: Protecting Workers During a Pandemic https://bit.ly/2wZOn6x Fact Sheet on Prevention
Department of Unemployment Assistance (DUA) https://bit.ly/38YuQk4 Info & Application
Mass.Gov Unemployment Assistance https://bit.ly/2UwOONv Step-by-step guides
Internal Revenue Services https://bit.ly/2J21Ld8 Coronavirus Tax Relief
MA Department of Revenue https://bit.ly/39mSyqj Meals Tax Late Payment Fee Waived