Highlighting Currently Available Resources
Small Business Assistance – L.A. County and City have established an LA Regional COVID Fund grant program for small businesses. The Fund will deploy $3 million in grants available at $5,000 for micro-entrepreneurs and $15,000 for small businesses and nonprofits operating in Los Angeles County over the course of four (4) months. Applications for the third round of funding open on August 3rd, 2020. Details on the program can be found here.
Market Match will double your CalFresh benefits (up to $10) for the purchase of fresh fruits and vegetables at participating Farmers’ Markets. Additionally, their food delivery program is now targeting blind, disabled, immune compromised or undocumented persons under 60 who can’t/shouldn’t leave the house because of COVID. See which Farmers markets are participating in the flyer attached. More info at 213 388 8228.
One-Stop Shop for all things employment in the City of LA: Job Openings, Resources, and Employers.
Attached is a resource guide from the Department of Aging.
Incredible tool to help find resources by zip code.
The goal of L.A. Protects is to work with local manufacturers – who are not already in the protective gear supply chain – to produce five million non-medical masks, which can be used by workers in essential sectors, non-medical staff in hospitals, and medical patients across the City of Los Angeles. Our partner Kaiser Permanente developed the design specifications for the non-medical masks. Our partner Reformation is providing their expertise in garment and apparel production by providing quality assurance checks and building out funding and in-kind support for this initiative. Are you a manufacturer? Click here. Do you need protective gear? Click here.
Summer Night Lights is offering virtual programming, meals, dry goods, and activity bundles at select sites from July 6, 2020- August 14, 2020. Each week they will have different dates and sites and up to 100 slots at each site to participate in special events. More information here.
The Hire LA’s Youth Program of the City of Los Angeles is now accepting applications for jobs this summer! If you are between the ages of 14 and 24 and live in the City of Los Angeles, you may be eligible to apply. Hire LA’s Youth Program provides job opportunities both in person and online to young adults in a variety of industries. Sign up here.
LAX is conducting a survey about traveling safely during this challenging time. LAX has taken the lead on new and innovative ways to keep guests safe and your opinions and ideas are important to them as part of their recovery process. We invite you to take this brief survey to provide feedback on how they can enhance your guest experience when traveling through LAX. Thank you for your time and LAX will be there for you when you are ready to fly again. Survey here.
Mayor Garcetti joined actor and activist Anthony Anderson to record a public service announcement reminding Angelenos how to protect themselves and their loved ones from COVID-19. Speaking from Nickerson Gardens in South L.A., the message highlighted the disproportionate impact of this crisis on communities of color and the importance of Angelenos getting tested, staying safe, and doing their part to stop the spread of this virus. Video attached.