Provides information and updates about the Marin County reopening plan, shares the progress of the Marin Recovers Industry Advisors, and makes resources available for local industries planning to reopen
Labor and Workforce Development Agency
Addresses employees and unemployment insurance
Workforce Alliance of the North Bay (serving Marin County)
Maintains information for businesses and workers impacted by COVID-19
Marin Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
Provides free or discounted services for small businesses in Marin County, including assistance to access SBA loans or the PPP program
Marin Builders Association
Guidance for construction and trades on rules regarding activity during the COVID-19 crisis
County of Marin Environmental Health Services
The information and requirements pertaining to COVID-19 may change as more is learned about this virus and its transmission.
Agricultural Institute of Marin (AIM)
Information for food vendors and guidance on participating and attending Farmer’s Markets
Sends weekly job openings via email to job seekers. Employers can list job openings for free.
City of San Rafael Business Grants
The City of San Rafael has established a fund providing grants up to $5000 to eligible small businesses.
Congressman Jared Huffman
Resources for small and medium sized businesses
Marin Economic Forum (MEF)
Maintains a database of private funding and technical assistance available to small businesses. MEF also has data and analysis of the economic impacts of COVID-19 on the Marin economy, including links to reports, webinars and other articles.
Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GOBIZ)
Statewide office serving California businesses which includes all information regarding financial assistance and employment information
California Department of Public Health
Resources for employers and workers
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Guidance for businesses and employers
Small Business Administration (SBA):
SBA has multiple loan and assistance products for small businesses. The most important product is the Emergency Disaster Loan which can be a loan up to $2 million plus a grant of up to $10,000 for eligible small businesses.
Small Business Administration
Disaster assistance in response to Coronavirus
Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)
Loans (that a portion or all will be forgivable) to cover employee salaries, rent, mortgage interest and other allowable expenses for businesses affected by COVID-19. The loans must be obtained through a bank.