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.



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