Small Business Loan and Grant Resources for COVID-19





Coronavirus Loans and Grants for Small Businesses






Comprehensive Consulting Solutions for Small Businesses noticed that there is confusion around SBA loan options for small businesses impacted by the coronavirus. We wanted to provide resources to help small business owners determine what loan and grant options are available. We are not a loan advisor – please reach out to the resources listed, your banker, your CPA, or local chamber for more information on loans and related info.


SBA Loans and Debt Relief for Small Business Owners:

• Corona Virus Relief Options – SBA (PPP, EIDL + Emergency Advance, Bridge Loans, and Debt Relief)

• Paycheck Protection Program: This loan program provides loan forgiveness for retaining employees by temporarily expanding the traditional SBA 7(a) loan program.


• Economic Injury Disaster Loan and Emergency Advance Option: This loan advance will provide up to $10,000 of economic relief to businesses that are currently experiencing temporary difficulties.


Express Bridge Loans: Enables small businesses who currently have a business relationship with an SBA Express Lender to access up to $25,000 quickly.


Debt Relief: The SBA is providing a financial reprieve to small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Arkansas Small Business Technology Development Center:

Cash in a Crisis: SBA Programs and Other Funding Options Webinar on 4/9

Upcoming Live Webinars

Webinar Playlist


Arkansas Department of Commerce:

• Will begin receiving applications for the Quick Action Loan Guaranty Program to address the immediate needs of businesses affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. The program will be administered by the Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC) in partnership with Arkansas banks.


Miscellaneous Loan Resources:

The Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act

Free Money for Small Business: Two Loans You May Not Have To Repay–That You Should Apply For Now

Resource Guide: Financial Tools, Aid for Businesses Hurt by COVID-19

Homebase COVID-19 Resource Center


Grants for Small Businesses:

Arkansas Women Owned Businesses – Apply for $5,000 Grants

Private and Nonprofit SMB Loans and Grants

Facebook Business Grants for Small Businesses in certain cities

Verizon Small Business Recovery Fund

Where can I find emergency financial resources to help with COVID-19 hardships? Lists resources in various states.

Find Grants for Entrepreneurs, startups, artists, and more

Arkansas Non-Profits Grants for COVID-19 Response



For more COVID-19 Resources, check out our blog post.



Please note: the resources listed above aren’t endorsements by us – they are provided only as information. We were not paid by or affiliated with any of the companies listed.



Comprehensive Consulting Solutions for Small Businesses is a management consulting firm located in Arkansas. We offer business consulting and coaching solutions for small businesses that are facing a challenge, need to overcome an obstacle, taking advantage of an opportunity, and more. We consult and coach clients on a variety of areas such as marketing, sales, operations, customer experience, retention, processes, recruiting, and more.