Information for Businesses

COVID-19 Business Recovery Information

Virginia Workplace Safety Standards for COVID-19 Pandemic

Virginia is the first in the nation to adopt workplace safety rules to help protect Virginia workers from the spread of COVID-19. The Standards were put into effect on January 27, 2021 by the Virginia Safety and Health Codes Board. For information visit the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry website. 

Virginia Department of Social Services

The Virginia Department of Social Services has information available on the CARES Act, at-risk business, employer responsibilities, and other resources for employers. 

Loudoun County Economic Development

Loudoun County Economic Development is providing support, programming and education to assist Loudoun County businesses through recovery from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Please follow the links below for more information. 


Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)

The US Small Business Administration will re-open the Paycheck Protection Program for new and existing borrowers on Monday, January 11th. 

SBA Disaster Assistance Loan

The US Small Business Administration Disaster Assistance loan is a low-interest loan available to small businesses, nonprofit organization and US agricultural businesses with fewer than 500 employees that have suffered substantial economic injury as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

SBA Bridge Loans

Small businesses who currently have a business relationship with an SBA Express Lender can access up to $25,000 quickly to provide vital economic support and help overcome the temporary loss of revenue experienced due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 


Virginia 30-Day Fund

The nonprofit Virginia 30 Day Fund provides forgivable loans to small businesses in need. Working with other business leaders throughout the Commonwealth, the Fund's goal is to help save as many Virginia jobs as possible. 

Minority Owned Small Business Grant Program 

Google gifted $50,000 to the Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties with the goal of supporting minority owned small businesses impacted by COVID-19.  Kaiser Permanente contributed another $25,000, bringing the total amount of funding available to $75,000. **Application deadline January 19, 2021**

PPP Loan Forgiveness

If you received a Paycheck Protection Loan from the Small Business Administration, you can fill out the application for loan forgiveness. Learn more here. Small Business Relief Fund

The Small Business Relief Fund will provide micro-grants to qualifying small businesses negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Small Business Relief Fund is part of the Small Business Relief Initiative: a program supported by GoFundMe and their partners who include GoDaddy, Intuit, Yelp,, Express, and Capital One Business. Learn more here

Other Resources

The following is a list of national and local banks with dedicated small business financial services