Business Resources

Small Business Grant Program

Paso Robles Announced COVID-19 Small Business Grant Program recipients. Micro-grants of up to $10,000 were awarded on September 11, 2020 using federal CARES Act funds. Details

SLO County Reopening Information

Access to County specific information about reopening and the State’s Resilience Road Map.

COVID-19 Prevention Resources

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Video 1 - What is PasoStrong?
Video 2 - The Most Important Mask

PasoStrong Open and Safe/Face Covering Signage

Print and post open and safe messaging that includes face covering messaging:

This website is being developed by a network of local public and private partners. It will make available the most relevant information and resources for our local employers and workforce and currently includes tax relief resources, information about State and Federal stimulus funding, workforce training resources and local job opportunities. With new developments every day, the development team will continuously monitor, evaluate and streamline resources to make them available in a central location.

COVID-19 Federal Rural Resource Guide

USDA and its Federal partners have programs that can be used to provide immediate and long-term assistance to rural communities affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. 

California Small Business Assistance

California is providing broad assistance to small businesses and employers impacted by COVID-19. This includes interest free deferral of sales/use tax, Federal small business Stimulus program, 90-day extension on business filings, and the Small Business Loan Guarantee Program.  

Small Business Administration

Provides guidance for businesses and employers and funding options that include loan and debt relief options through the CARES Act.  


Local business resources and information including E-Gift card program, listing of open businesses, and disaster loan information. 

Employment Development Department

The EDD provides a variety of support services to people who have lost their jobs or have had their hours reduced due to the impacts of COVID-19 in California. Includes information and resources for employers. 

Guidance for Food and Beverage Facilities 

SLO County Environmental Health Department provides health and safety guidance for food facilities, food delivery and pick up services, and gas station establishments.   

Main Street Association

Local downtown merchant information and services 

Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance

Information regarding wineries and restaurants that are offering discounted online purchases, discounted wine shipping, curbside pick-up, and some virtual experiences that will add a little flavor to your safe harbor. 

California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce 

(Cámara de Comercio Estatal Hispana)
Access resources for Hispanic-owned businesses in California including Spanish language COVID-19 resources and information.

SLO Chamber of Commerce

Provides business resources for SLO County businesses. In partnership with the SBDC, offers a webinar series to assist businesses impacted by COVID-19.

Small Business Development Center

Promotes business assistance to start-ups and established companies in San Luis Obispo County and can offer assistance for companies at risk of closing or impacted by COVID-19. In partnership with the SLO County Chamber of Commerce, offers a webinar series to assist business impacted by COVID 19.

Travel Paso 

Local tourism information and resources including event cancellations and rescheduling updates.

Resources for Child Care Providers

Links to resources for child care providers including: guidelines for service, financial support, training and state and local resources.




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