Small Business Resource Center for COVID-19

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Small Business Resource Center for COVID-19

Each week we will be highlighting key resources from our Small Business Resource Center: COVID-19 Crisis. As additional information becomes available, we will use this mailing to update our small business community on opportunities for assistance during this unprecedented time. 


Last week, Congress passed the largest financial assistance bill in history, The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). Below are helpful resources for small business owners looking for succinct overviews of how they can receive financial assistance:

ICIC RESOURCESThis Tuesday, March 31, we invite you to join Warren Cooley, Managing Principal, Warren Cooley, LLC., as he discusses step-by step instructions on how to prepare a “Recovery Plan” for these difficult times. We will be hosting this webinar at 12pm EST on Tuesday, March 31.


Regions Bank – Regions Bank Announces Special Financial Assistance Amid Coronavirus Concerns
Small Business Association (SBA) – Coronavirus (COVID-19): Orientación y recursos de préstamos para pequeñas empresas
SBA – Express Bridge Loan Pilot Program Guide
US Federal Government – COVID-19 Emergency Paid Leave
Families First Coronavirus Response Act Information


March 31, 2020 – Iowa Small Business Relief Fund
March 31, 2020 – Washington, DC Small Business Recovery Microgrants
April 1, 2020 – Illinois Hospitality Emergency Grant Program


Businesses and individuals around the country are stepping up to provide aid during the COVID-19 crisis. Whether you’re a restaurant delivering food to healthcare workers, or a software provider lending assistance to your local governments, we want to hear your story. Please submit 250 words or less to so that we can share your story with our community. 



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