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Local resources are now available to assist small business owners during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Information on this page has been gathered from various resources. This is a rapidly changing situation, so check the websites and social media accounts of the entities below for the most up-to-the-minute information.

If you are a government agency or entity and would like your information added to this page, please submit your information via email.

   Specialty COVID-19 Resources

Finding Your Locality’s Resources

COVID-19 updates for business requirements and regulations vary by location. Consult your local municipality’s or county’s website and social media for the most up-to-the-minute information. Find these websites using our directories:

Association of County Commissions of Alabama (ACCA)

Access ACCA webinars about the Coronavirus pandemic and the current status of county courthouses in Alabama. Learn More

Alabama League of Municipalities

This state association for Alabama cities and towns has compiled COVID-19 resources relevant for both its municipal members and Alabama residents. Learn More

Central Alabama Community Foundation – COVID-19

The Fund will focus on 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations supporting basic needs and/or health and wellness efforts related to the COVID-19 emergency and its aftermath. Learn More

Community Foundation of South Alabama – Mobile Area Disaster Relief Fund

The Community Foundation of South Alabama, in coordination with the City of Mobile, announced the activation of the Mobile Area Disaster Relief Fund in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Fund will provide resources and basic needs with the goal of addressing any demands for help from those in the Mobile community effected by COVID-19. Learn More

Community Foundation of West Alabama Small Business Relief Fund

Small Business Relief Fund is offered by the Community Foundation of West Alabama in cooperation with the Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama. The fund was created to assist small businesses that have experienced a financial hardship as a result of Coronavirus (COVID-19). Learn More

COVID-19 Local Action Tracker

The National League of Cities and Bloomberg Philanthropies have teamed up to collect and share actions taken by local leaders in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The extraordinary efforts of local leaders will have far-reaching implications to public health, municipal services, and local economies that we are only beginning to comprehend. The goal of this website is to inform, highlight, and uplift the efforts of mayors, city leaders, and other local decision-makers as they lead their communities through this crisis. Learn More

Harbert Employees Reaching Out (HERO) Small Business Fund

Launched to “support greater Birmingham area small businesses by providing financial assistance for qualifying businesses to help them navigate this significant disruption to their operations.” Learn More

Women’s Fund of Greater Birmingham – ROAR (Rapid Operating and Relief)

Grants are available to any Alabama DHR licensed child care centers, family day care homes, and group homes serving children of essential employees. Learn More