Business Assistance

The Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce has established a website with information for businesses affected by COVID-19.

The governor has activated the Emergency Bridge Loan program for small businesses impacted by COVID-19.

  • The bridge loan program, managed by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, will provide short-term, interest-free loans to small businesses that experienced economic injury from COVID-19.
  • The application period is through Friday, May 8.
  • For information, visit
  • For questions regarding the Emergency Bridge Loan Program, contact the Florida Small Business Development Center Network at 866-737-7232 or email

The governor also has an Emergency Business Damage Assessment survey for COVID-19.

  • The survey, managed by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO), will evaluate businesses affected by COVID-19 and the impacts the virus has had on the local economy so actions to implement appropriate relief programs can begin.
  • Businesses and non-profits can access the Business Damage Assessment survey at FloridaDisaster.BIZ Select “COVID-19” from the drop-down menu on the survey page.
  • Response to the Business Damage Assessment survey is not an application for assistance.

Florida has been approved for the U.S. Small Business Administration Economic Injury Disaster Loan program. For more information, visit