The California Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce (CalAsian Chamber) is committed to supporting and providing resources for our small business and Asian Pacific Islander communities statewide through these unprecedented times. COVID-19 is having an enormous impact on our businesses, and the CalAsian Chamber is working hard to assess and support their needs. Below is how we've shifted our efforts to meet the needs of our small business community.
Additionally, the Chamber created a survey to determine how to best assist our small business statewide. Your input will better enable us to prioritize your business needs during these uncertain times. Please take this 5 minute survey.
Stay up-to-date on major announcements from local, statewide,
and federal officials.
Small Business Triage Program
The CalAsian Chamber has a dedicated team to help small businesses get access to capital by packaging their loans and providing credit enhancement services, supporting applications to SBA’s Disaster Loans and the IBank’s Small Business Disaster Relief Loan Guarantee Program. We can also help direct applicants to one of our various lending institution partners
For immediate assistance, please call:
Cha Xiong -
Linda Thor -
Rapid Response Business Triage Hotline
The CalAsian Chamber will develop a toll-free call in center to help businesses navigate labor and employment law issues and access to capital options. In-language assistance is available. More details coming soon.
Amplifying the Small Business Voice
It is now more critical than ever that we help amplify the voice of our small businesses. Leveraging survey responses, input from members and community partners, we are actively working with legislators to influence law and regulatory changes that are impacting our businesses. Learn more about our work here.
Below are resources that can help you find answers to
employment and labor law questions.
Access to Capital Resources
Here are options to gain access to capital through loan and grant
options. For personal assistance see “Small Business Triage Program”
City of Sacramento Economic Relief Loan Program (This has now been closed)
Contact us for personalized assistance.
To stay connected with official government announcements please visit the links below.