Supporting America’s Self-Employed
Through Coronavirus Impact

As our members face the growing uncertainty of the economic impact of the Coronavirus, we wanted to share the growing list of resources that are being made available to support you during this challenging time. Please note that the NASE remains a strong and supportive partner to you as we all navigate these choppy waters, remember to leverage our Ask the Expert resource and continue to subscribe to our social media channels for the most up to date information, you can find us on Facebook
and Instagram. Through this all, we will continue to advocate for the self-employed as legislation is being considered and regulatory action is taken.

We will continue to provide timely updates on proposed legislation making its way through Congress and the additional activities the Small Business Administration is considering as the full weight of the federal government turns to supporting businesses and their employees.

As a strong community of resilient, innovative and proud entrepreneurs, we will work to provide timely resources to you and information that will help you in this time of uncertainty. 


Interim final rule on Paycheck Protection Program

FAQ for borrowers

FAQ for lenders

Loan application 

Find eligible lenders

Further details on the loan application process:

April 3, 2020:
It is our understanding that small businesses with employees can apply for  loans to cover their payroll and other certain expenses through existing SBA lenders starting Friday, April 3. 

Starting April 10, 2020: 
independent contractors and self-employed individuals can apply for loans to cover their payroll and other certain expenses through existing SBA lenders. 

US Department of Treasury- CARES Act Resource Web Page

Small Business Owner's Guide to CARES Act

Rebate Check FAQ

SBA Loan and Economic Injury Loan Program Resources

Federal Legislative Resources

Below we have curated federal and national Resources to support you:

Additionally, here are state and city specific resources for you to review: