The Coronavirus pandemic has had a devastating impact on a wide range of businesses, large and small. But in this challenging time, other companies are stepping up to help, by providing a wide range of professional services at no cost.
Our team at 360Biz is also joining this effort. We are offering marketing and technology consulting services to private sector companies. Click here to request session.
(If you are involved with a school or other public sector entity, visit our sister company 360Civic to learn about our free opportunities.)
We’ve also included a list of free resources, software, and services that companies are currently providing to help other businesses affected by the pandemic. Please browse through the selection below to find something that can help fit your business’ needs.
Our goal is to continue to update and add to this list, so if your business is offering special opportunities and services for other businesses, please fill out the form at the bottom of this page to let us know more about your offer.
Free Informative Resources for Businesses
Los Angeles Regional Small Business Development Center
LA SBDC has provided a COVID-19 response guide that will be continuously updated to help small business owners stay informed, plan, and respond to the impact of Coronavirus.
US Chamber of Commerce
The US Chamber of Commerce has created easy-to-read articles on adapting your business to COVID-19.
State of California
Helpful information for employers and workers specifically in California.
Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC)
A free small business resource center for COVID-19
Free Software and Services for Businesses
Adobe is offering many free and extended trials to students, businesses, and individuals to help with the transition for working remotely.
Lawyers for Good Government Foundation
Free consultations for small-business owners to help them answer legal questions and better understand the help that's available.
Hootsuite is offering free access to its Professional Plan to help you manage you social media channels more effectively through July 1st, 2020.
WeTransfer offering Paste Pro for three months free to new teams who join the platform.
Uber is waiving their delivery fee for independent restaurants, allowing daily payouts to restaurant partners for 90 days without fees, and more.
LinkedIn has made a selection of learning courses available for free, including tips on how to stay productive, build relationships when you're not face-to-face, use virtual meeting tools, and more.
Microsoft is offering a free trial for premium Teams chat app. This trial will allow users to record meetings and take advantage of 1TB of storage, neither of which are available on the normal free version. Microsoft is making the extended premium trial available for six months.
Google will allow free access to the enterprise version of Hangouts Meet to all G Suite and G Suite for Education users. That plan includes up to 250 users per call, the ability to record meetings, and livestream capabilities for up to 100,000 viewers until July 1, 2020
Igloo Software is offering its Business Continuity Bundle for free through July 6th to help keep your business moving and effectively communicate with your team.
Cisco is offering free 90-day licenses with unlimited usage for a variety of their Webex services.
Atlassian is offering cloud software plans for free to small businesses with teams of up to 10 people.
Align Technology is offering free access to their Align Huddle Tools software to small businesses to help teams improve the flow of communication and manage updates and tasks.
The complete suite of web and mobile apps from Zoho Remotely are available for free to small-business owners through July 1st, 2020.
Dialpad is offering its cloud-based phone system Dialpad Talk Pro and its videoconferencing tool UberConference Business at no charge for two months.
Apple is providing its professional-grade software to businesses at no charge for 90 days, including Final Cut Pro X for video editing and Logic Pro X to create music. (include two links for both offers)
Panopto is offering three months of free access to Panopto Cloud, a service used to automatically record and distribute Zoom meetings to schools, businesses, and more.
Facebook is offering $100M in cash grants and ad credits for up to 30,000 small businesses
Kabbage is providing a service to allow any small business to sell gift certificates online.
Free eSign was created to help small and medium sized business gain access to free unlimited document uploads, unlimited eSignatures, and payment processing.
Yelp is providing free advertising, account upgrades, and more to help support restaurants and other small businesses.
Providing cash grants to small businesses in and around the Seattle area that are impacted by COVID-19