Covid-19 Resource Center

The Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce is here to help all businesses through the COVID-19 crisis.   We are compiling the most updated resources to help you maintain operations and access resources and support.

Asian American Business Assistance Center ‘s Counseling Operations Schedule Status:

The Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce ‘s AABAC counseling and economic development specialist staff will be working remotely from March and May in a virtual capacity.

Multi-Lingual Counseling Service:

Our leadership, staff and and core business volunteers are professionals and seasoned entrepreneurs who are native Korean-Vietnamese-Chinese- Hindi-Arabic – Tagalog, and French and Spanish speakers.

Our mult-lingual counselors offer you coaching, mentorship, and procurement guidance and all professional counseling sessions are conducted via email, telephone, and group webinars or group telephone conferences.

Covid-19 crisis: Webinar Events

We are also planning on series of webinars throughout COVID-19 crisis through June so far. Check our Event Calendar for events listing.

We make all events announcements as they come via social media and at our website through May. Please contact us at and we will return your call within 24 hours as during this crisis all our local offices are experiencing a higher volume of inquiries but we are here to fully serve all members’ needs.

SBA Financing Options: Loans and Other Options

Health and government officials are working together to maintain the safety, security, and health of the American people. Small businesses are encouraged to do their part to keep their employees, customers, and themselves healthy.

SBA PPP Updates

US Department of Treasury and the Small Business Administration ‘s 31 page final rule: PPP  (Paycheck Protection Plan)

Small Business Administration Specific Loan Resources

SBA Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources

SBA OnLine Disaster Assistance Loan Portal

SBA Loan Application Form 

 Virginia SBDC

SBA Emergency Loans – Summary of Program description and eligibility requirements

US Chamber of Commerce

CARES Act:  Small Business Guide
Corona Virus Emergency Loans Small Business Guide & Checklist

Small Business Administration

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)
Approved PPE Lenders 

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

Employee Retention Credit

US Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship

Guide to the Cares Act

Other CARES Act Resources

DHG – Tax Implication Analysis

Small Business Resources

Virginia SBDC – COVID-19 resources for small businesses.

Other Business Support Assistance

Coronavirus Best Practices Guide for Businesses:  Template

Virginia Employment Commission

COVID-19 Information & Resources for Virginia Manufacturers

National Retail Federation

Coronavirus Resources for Retailers

Society of Human Resources Management

Covid-19 Workforce Resources

Virginia Chamber of Commerce

COVID-19 Resource Center

Virginia Department of Small Business & Supplier Diversity

Business Certifications and Business Development & Outreach Services

Virginia Restaurant, Lodging & Travel Association

Covid-19 Resource Center

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Coronavirus Resource Page

Guidance for Employers to Plan and Respond to the Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Workplace Tips for Employees


COVID-19 Safety and Health Standards, Control & Prevention

Protecting Workers During a Pandemic Fact Sheet

Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19

US Department of Labor

Guidance on Unemployment Compensation

Virginia is for Restaurant Lovers

Resource Page


Facebook Small Business Grants Program