Business Resources

Business resources

Our businesses are a critical part of our community.  They supply our needs and serve as our gathering places. As state and federal directives call for limiting social gatherings in response to the spread of the Covid-19 virus, our Orange local businesses will begin to feel the impact to varying degrees.  One thing we can be sure of:  We can play a part in helping our businesses stay healthy, which in turn keeps our economy moving.

To our community, we encourage everyone to continue to shop Orange as much as possible.   To our businesses, we want you to know that the following resources are available to you during the current COVID-19 situation:

The Federal and State governments have established several resources to assist businesses recover financially from the effects of the pandemic. If you are seeking information in attaining financial aid, please visit the following:

•US Small Business Administration (SBA): www.sba.gov or call (800) 659-2955

•California State Assembly, Committee on Jobs, Economic Development, and the Economy: www.ajed.assembly.ca.gov

•State of California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development: www.business.ca.gov/coronavirus-2019/

•California Association for Local Economic Development: https://caled.org/economic-development-resources-for-the-novel-coronavirus-and-covid19/

•California Labor & Development Agency: https://www.labor.ca.gov/coronavirus2019/

•Orange County Business Council (OCBC) – www.odbc.org, (949) 476-2242

•Small Business Development Center (SBDC) – Two local chapters servicing Orange County 

     www.orangecountysbdc.org, (714) 564-5200, ociesmallbusiness.org, (800) 616-7232