Public Announcements

 

PPP: SBA Paycheck Protection Loan

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) for small businesses is now available. Contact your bank or an SBA lender. 

 

COVID-19 TSB SOLE OPERATOR FUND

A fund has been created to support TSBs with zero employees that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Review the requirements, eligibility guidelines and complete an application here.

 

SBA DISASTER LOAN

Applicants may apply online, receive additional disaster assistance information and download applications at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela.

The SBA sent an email March 21st with more information. View the content of that email here: 
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USSBA/bulletins/2824f9f

 

IOWA SMALL BUSINESS RELIEF FUND

On Monday, March 23, Governor Reynolds announced a new Iowa Small Business Relief Program that will provide financial assistance to small businesses and tax deferrals to any Iowa businesses that have been economically impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Applications will be available on Tuesday, March 24, at 8 a.m. Application deadline is Tuesday, March 31, at 12 p.m. Visit Iowa Econominc Development website TUESDAY, MARCH 24 to apply: https://www.iowaeconomicdevelopment.com/businessrecovery

 

Facebook Small Business Grants Program

This program is in the works. Sign up for updates at https://www.facebook.com/business/boost/grants?ref=alias

 

BrownWinick COVID-19 Resource Page

Our partner BrownWinick posts summaries of legal updates for business owners and individuals within 24-48 hours of the date the legislation is passed, Proclamation is issued, etc. Find more information at https://brownwinick.com/covid-19-resource-page/

 

Iowa Department of Public Health NEW COVID-19 Website

IDPH has launched a new website to host information regarding the spread of COVID-19 in Iowa. GO HERE > https://coronavirus.iowa.gov/

 

Iowa Business Information on COVID-19

IASourceLink shares resources available to small business owners in Iowa. Read updates here: https://www.iasourcelink.com/resources/iowa-business-information-on-covid-19

 

Q & A - Questions about SBA Disaster Loans

Some really good questions here, like who qualifies and how do I apply...http://iowasbdc.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Webinar-material-Coronavirus-03.14.20-1.pdf

 

SBDC Directory of Resources for Small Businesses

Read how the SBDC can help, and see their comprehensive directory of resources at http://iowasbdc.org/covid-19/

 

Iowa Workforce Development Information

IWD offers a directory of resources on COVID-19. Find Q & A and more info here: https://www.iowaworkforcedevelopment.gov/updates-and-resources-about-covid-19

 

NAWBO Institute for Entrepreneurial Development

The NAWBO Institute for Entrepreneurial Development is loaded with tools for coping with the current pandemic. Read more here: https://www.nawbo.org/nawbo-institute