Here you'll find funding resources independent from state and local government.
Small Business Relief Fund - GoFundMe
Small Business Recovery Fund - Verizon
Business for All - Hello Alice
Rapid Relief & Resiliency Fund - The Local Initiatives Support Corporation
Thryv Small Business Foundation-Small Business COVID-19 Grant Program
AssistHer Emergency Relief Grant - This Texas Woman's University fund was designed to assist Texas, woman-owned businesses that have been severely impacted by Covid-19. $1 million (100 grants of $10,000) is available.
Support Local is an initiative by Gannett, a news media corporation that includes USA Today and multiple other brands. Businesses and customers can add businesses located anywhere in the US.
Creative Capital - This organization is supportive of all the creative sectors. Staff have been compiling resources for artists, writers, freelancers, and more.
Facebook is offering $100 million in grants for ad credits and cash support. Click here for information
MusiCares - The Recording Academy and its foundation MusiCares have announced creation of the COVID-19 Fund to support the music industry.
MainVest - If you have an existing business that has been negatively effected by the coronavirus outbreak, you may be eligible to immediately receive a $2,000 zero-interest loan* when you start a capital raise. You can raise over $100,000 of investment from your community on Mainvest.
Austin Creative Alliance has established The Artists Emergency Relief Fund to help artists in Greater Austin maintain their personal and financial stability. Artists may apply for up to $500 to replace verifiable lost income due to the cancellation of a specific, scheduled gig or opportunity (i.e. commissions, performances, contracts) due to Coronavirus/COVID-19 precautionary measures. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis, and are subject to approval and available funds.