COVID-19 Tenant Resources
Resources available to help minimize the impact to your business
Financial & Business Resources
The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) has launched a nationwide grassroots campaign urging Congress to provide assistance for small businesses. Click Here.
The Small Business Association (SBA) has created a comprehensive Coronavirus page with all of its resources in one place.
Access to capital
Lender Match Program – connect to lenders who can provide capital
Facebook Small Business Grant Programs
Facebook has launched a grant program for small businesses offering $100M in cash grants and ad credits
California is offering guidance and assistance for businesses impacted by COVID-19. Click Here
Restaurants and Bar Assistance
The National Restaurant Association has launched a nationwide grassroots campaign urging Congress to take immediate action to support the restaurant industry. Take action at https://actnow.io/recovery or text “Recovery” to 52886.
Gift Card Sales – Register your gift card program at www.rallyforrestaurants.com and promote via social media using #rallyforrestaurants.
Yelp is offering $25M in relief to restaurants and bars. Click here for details.
Contactless Curbside Pickup & Delivery
Restaurants are coming up with creating ways to provide access to food and beverage. You may consider curbside pickup or delivery, and perhaps shifting your menu to food that people need right now, including family-friendly, shared packaged meals, boxed cookies or kits, and if your state allows it, alcohol or alcohol kits. Delivery service can charge fees from 15-30%, but some may be offering discounts.
Ways to Serve Your Customers
The retail community is finding new and creative ways to serve their customers. Here are a few that we’ve seen.
Offer Gift Cards – Consider starting a Gift Card Program (specifically E-Gift Cards) that can provide you with immediate cash, guaranteeing customers will return to your business. Post gift card opportunity on the homepage of your website. Get started by clicking here: U.S. Chamber of Commerce
E-Gift Card Companies
Stay in Touch – Proactively communicating information to your customers is imperative during this challenging time. You can connect by email, your website or social media channels such as Facebook or Instagram. Include how you are keeping people and products safe or how you are handling customer inquiries, shipping or any information you expect your customers need. If you use Facebook, here are some tips on how to manage communication.