COVID-19: Small Business Resources

Important funding programs and other ways to keep your business going

The Commonwealth of Virginia and Fairfax County Government offer critical information and resources to help small businesses during the pandemic crisis.

Loan and Grant Program information:

Fairfax County businesses can take advantage of several assistance programs through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The federal government has created a helpful summary and infographic highlighting key programs available to small businesses. Use this tool to find a nearby lender eligible to issue a loan under the Paycheck Protection Program.

For questions about the loan programs or help with the application process, contact the Community Business Partnership (CBP) or the George Mason Small Business Development Center (SBDC).

> To apply for an SBA loan, click here.

> Loan Programs: Click here for detailed information.


To learn about policy and regulatory changes:

Tax change information:

Economic Impact

Read a detailed analysis of the economic impact of the pandemic published by The Stephen S. Fuller Institute at George Mason University: The Effect of the Coronavirus Pandemic on the Washington Region’s Economy.

Counseling and Mentoring Resources:

Food Establishment Resources:

Health, Labor and Safety Guidance:

For information on health, labor and safety guidance, visit: