Assistance & Guidance for Businesses and Workers Impacted by COVID-19

SAMCEDA is compiling business assistance programs and a variety of other resources as quickly as possible and as they become available.
Please check back frequently for updates :

San Mateo County Strong Fund - Help Your Community!

Here in San Mateo County — we know how to help and support each other. We’ve done it before, and together, we will get through this and come out even stronger as a community. 

Please make a tax-deductible donation today at to support individuals and families, non-profits serving our most vulnerable residents, small business owners, and self-employed residents hit hardest by California’s state-wide COVID-19 Shelter in Place order. 

100% of your donation will be used in San Mateo County, helping to respond to this crisis and support our community. Donate today at

Click here to read more in the press release. For additional ways to help the community, visit here.

Take Our Survey! 

If you are a business affected by COVID-19, please take this survey here. This survey is to gather data on how COVID-19 has affected our business community in order to develop financial assistance programs that can offer IMMEDIATE RELIEF.

Shelter in Place - Information
Shelter in Place - Updates

Financial Relief Information
Legal Resources for Business 

Business Resources Regarding COVID-19

Chamber of Commerce/Partner Organizations

Economic Updates

Business Updates
Implications for Business and the Economy
Examples of Business Proactive Messaging 
Scam Alert Warnings
SAMCEDA brought the issue of potential COVID-19 scams to the attention of our District Attorney. We are extremely appreciative of their immediate response to addressing our concerns. To read the press release, please click here and for additional information & resources on scams/warnings, please visit here.
Scam Alert Warnings/Resources
Additional Helpful Information/Guidance - Business/Economy

Building and Construction Trade - Updates
Building and Construction Trade Resources

Employer Updates
Employer Resources
Telework Resources
Additional Helpful Information/Guidance - Employers 


Community Effort - Opportunities to Volunteer and/or Donate