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CORONAVIRUS EMERGENCY RESOURCES
THE NEW NORMAL: A GUIDE FOR RESIDENTS AND COMMERCIAL ESTABLISHMENTS
This guide has been prepared for you – the residents, business and commercial establishment owners and people who operate other facilities throughout Miami-Dade County – to provide information you will need as we move to a New Normal. Click here for more information.
FACEBOOK SMALL BUSINESS GRANTS PROGRAM
Facebook is offering $100M in cash grants and ad credits for up to 30,000 eligible small businesses in over 30 countries where they operate. Click here for more information.
THE LITTLE HAITI SMALL BUSINESS RELIEF FUND
The Little Haiti Small Business Relief Fund provides micro-grants to small business owners and their employees who have been hurt by COVID-19 in Little Haiti. Click here for more information.
SOBEWFF & FIU CHAPLIN SCHOOL HOSPITALITY RELIEF FUND
The Miami Downtown Development Authority is partnering with FIU, SOBEWFF, and others to roll out the SOBEWFF & FIU Chaplin School Hospitality Relief Fund. As of today, the fund has raised $1M+ and each qualified applicant can receive up to $15,000 until the fund is exhausted. Click here for more information.
SBA ECONOMIC INJURY DISASTER LOAN (EIDL) EMERGENCY ADVANCE
SBA is offering EIDL advances of up to $10,000. Click here for more information.
FLORIDA SMALL BUSINESS EMERGENCY BRIDGE LOAN (FSBEBL)
Florida has announced its FSBEBL Program in response to coronavirus business interruption. The bridge loans are up to $50,000 with NO interest for one (1) year. Click here for more information.
THE JAMES BEARD FOUNDATION RELIEF FUND
The James Beard Foundation launched a fund that will be gathering support from corporate, foundation, and individual donors to provide micro-grants to independent food and beverage businesses in need. Click here for more information.
Are you opening or running a small business in the City of Miami?
Welcome to MBF’s Resource Center. Here you will find items to help you build your business. Also, follow MBF on twitter @miamibaysidefo to receive our #SmallBizTips, a curated selection of relevant articles.
STARTING A BUSINESS
If you are planning on opening a business in the City of Miami, download Steps to Open Your New Business in the City of Miami, which breaks down opening a business into 3 steps: location, certificate of use, and business tax receipt.
Forecasting revenue and expenses is a necessary exercise for understanding your business and managing your finances. Additionally, most financing institutions are going to want to see three years of projections, with the first year presented monthly. A template for building your projections can be downloaded here.
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