New Orleans Business Alliance Gig Fund is accepting applications for loans ranging from $500-$1000 based on need for "gig" workers including rideshare drivers, musicians, arena workers, and festival production staff. Must prove that 60% of income or more comes from paid gigs.

US Small Business Administration Disaster Loan Assistance Federal disaster loans for businesses, private non-profits, homeowners and renters

Louisiana Work Force Commission Visit site if your employment has been affected by COVID-19 to claim unemployment and find job opportunities.

Disaster Unemployment Assistance provides unemployment benefits to individuals as a direct result of a PRESIDENTIAL DECLARED major disaster.

United States Bartenders Guild Visit site to see if you are eligible for the Bartender Emergency Assistance Fund (must be a bartender or a spouse or child of a bartender)

Restaurant Employee Relief Fund provides grants to restaurant industry employees who have been adversely impacted by COVID-19, financially, whether through a decrease in wages or loss of employment.

City of New Orleans Rental Assistance Program The City of New Orleans in partnership with Total Community Action is offering rental assistance to households that have been impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic.

Another Round Another Rally Relief grants for chefs, servers, bartenders, dishwashers, sommeliers, managers or someone who holds any other type of hospitality role.


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