Marin is open, with some restrictions

Financial resources for businesses

Marin Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

If you are a small business, you are able to receive no cost expert support with any of your loan/grant applications or any other business needs such as marketing, HR, ecommerce, social media, product development, etc. Please contact Marin SBDC for guidance and assistance by calling 415-482-1819 or sign up on the  SBDC website.


Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) through SBA

  • Open until December 31, 2021
  • Not forgivable, loans up to $2M
  • Use of funds: Working capital, inventory, fixed debt payments and other normal businesses expenses

CA Rebuilding Fund through CDFIs

  • Open now with no end date listed
  • Not forgivable, up to $100K loan
  • Use of funds: working capital, inventory, marketing, refitting for new social distancing guidelines, operating and emergency maintenance, property taxes, utilities, rent, supplies, and other appropriate business purposes

CA Relief Grant Program

  • At this time this grant is closed. However, Governor Newson has proposed an additional $1.5B to be invested into this program. Lendistry is waiting for confirmation of this new funding and possibly new rounds will open in the next few months. If you are currently waitlisted or have not received funds yet, there is nothing to do until further notice comes out.

Shuttered Venue Operators (SVO) Grant from SBA

  • Open now
  • Up to $10M one-time grant
  • Open only for specific businesses: live venue operators or promoters, theatrical producers, live performing arts organization operators, relevant museum operators, zoos and aquariums who meet specific criteria, motion picture theater operators, talent representatives, and each business entity owned by an eligible entity that also meets the eligibility requirements
  • Must have been in operation as of Feb. 29, 2020
  • Venue or promoter must not have received a PPP loan on or after Dec. 27, 2020
  • Apply directly through SBA

Venturize

  • A resource of the current open programs for small businesses impacted by the pandemic.

Marin County Environmental Health - Licensing Fees

Marin County Environmental Health Services is waiving all late penalties on licensing fees for food facility and body art facilities/practitioners. If you have a financial hardship contact Environmental Health at 415-473-6907 to work out an installment payment plan with deferral of fee balances extended until June 30, 2021.

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