SFMade Face Masks

We are extremely proud of the way local manufacturers retooled after the onset of COVID-19 to produce face masks, often volunteering their time and donating items and proceeds to support essential, frontline workers. In the process, the manufacturers created a...

Re-Hiring Guidance

COVID19 Re-opening Main Points: Keep in mind—unemployment insurance is a short term play. The federal bump of $600/week will be over at the end of July. Your former employees have the right to: Decline the offer to return to work. Be kept safe if they come back to...

PPP loan forgiveness checklist

If you received a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan, this article is for you! We put together a checklist and FAQs to help prepare to provide the right information to the SBA with the goal to maximize forgiveness. Working on this as early as possible will help...
Still Making it in the City

Still Making it in the City

SFMade does not condone or support the active production of goods classified as “non-essential” during the COVID-19 crisis. Here is a running list of the SFMade manufacturers still selling and shipping products now, so you can make the choice to shop local...

Rent Relief Negotiating Tactics

Here are some rent relief negotiating tactics we recommend you follow during the COVID-19 outbreak and current shelter-in-place.   Step 1: Understand the potential impacts of COVID-19 will have on your business How much impact will there be to your ability to...