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COVID-19 Resources and Funding for Small Business

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UC San Diego is committed to serving the small and diverse business community by providing a list of COVID-19 funding opportunities and resources that may be available to you and your business. Small businesses that have been financially impacted by COVID-19 should explore your options carefully.

Last Update: 06/18/2020

University of California San Diego Business Support

  • Rady School Business Recovery Coalition Learn more

University of California  Performance Opportunity and Support

  • University of California - COVID-19 Enter/Update Capabilities Learn more
  • BerkeleyLaw CARES Act and Small Businesses Learn more

 San Diego Support

California Performance Opportunity and Support

U.S. Federal Support

  • CARES Act(Coronavirus Air, Relief and Economic Security Act) addresses the economic impact of COVID-19. Learn more
  • Small Business Administration (SBA) business assistance to impact businesses. Learn More
  • Small Business Administration Disaster Loan Program offers $7 billion in low-interest loans to businesses, renters and homeowners located in regions affected by declared disasters. 
  • SBA guidance for employers to plan and respond to COVID-19. Learn more
  • Internal Revenue Services (IRS)Federal Income Tax Extensions. Learn more
  • Centers for Disease Control (CDC)interim guidance for businesses and employers to plan, prepare, and respond to coronavirus. Learn More
  • Department of Labor OSHA guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19. Learn more.

New Resource Articles

  • Qualcomm helps small businesses upgrade tech equipment Learn more
  • Guide to COVID-19 small business support in each state Learn more

We thank you for supporting the university, students, faculty, staff, and each other during this difficult and challenging time. It is with great appreciation.

Contact Us

For more information about our Small Business Development Office and Business Diversity Program, email us at sbdo@ucsd.edu or give us a call at (858) 534-SBDO (7236).