Temporary Water Information for Re-opening Businesses:
Businesses planning on re-opening in the fire affected area who will be installing temporary water systems, including water tanks and hauling water, must contact Butte County Environmental Health prior to opening. Click here for detailed information.
Business Assistance Services:
There are four ways that businesses can get connected to available assistance:
- Visit: The US Small Business Association Disaster Loan Outreach Center at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 2341 Floral Ave., Chico, CA, 95926. Hours of operation: Tuesday – Saturday, 9am – 5:30pm.
- View: The Business Recovery Resources Guide
- Call: 530.872.1111, Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional Hiring Assistance:
Alliance for Workforce Development, Inc.’s Camp Fire Recovery Team has additional services to support your business in hiring local candidates. Please click here for an informational flyer.
Paradise Ridge Chamber of Commerce Business Status Directory
Many of our local business that survived the fire, have reopened! Please check this regularly updated list of what is currently open. If you own a business that is open and not included on the list, you can add it by filling out this survey.
Small Business Administration (SBA)
Businesses and Private Nonprofits impacted by the Camp Fire who have questions about SBA’s Disaster Assistance Loan programs, and applying, can call SBA’s Customer Service Center at (800) 659-2955 for assistance.
Online applications and information regarding SBA’s low-interest disaster loan programs are available at www.sba.gov/disaster.
You may also click view the SBA’s “Three Step Process” flyer for survivors.
3CORE Camp Fire Relief Business Assistance Fund
3CORE is a non-profit organization that works with small businesses located in Butte, Glenn and Tehama Counties. 3CORE assists small businesses located in these counties with the financial capital needed to start and grow a business. 3CORE works alongside their financial partners to provide the capital needed to re-start small businesses impacted by the affected by wildfires.
The goal of the 3CORE Camp Fire Relief Business Assistance Fund is to assist in re-establishing and supporting Paradise and Butte County businesses affected by the Camp Fire disaster. Priority will be given to those businesses that have a continuing customer base and market share both inside and outside of the initial impact area. The 3CORE Camp Fire Relief Business Assistance Fund will include both Seed Grants and Direct Business Loans.