Federal (National) Resources
There are no fees necessary for businesses to file applications for federal aid and loans. Do not work with organizations that tell you otherwise. It is recommended that you work with your existing bank or credit union should you have one, or find one from these legitimate sources: Utah Bankers Association or Utah's Credit Unions.
Read an overview of major federal programs and resources. The overview touches on the following:
- U.S. Small Business Administration
- Department of Labor
- U.S. Department of Treasury
- U.S. Economic Development Administration
- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
- Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM)
- U.S. Commercial Service
- U.S. Department of Agriculture
- World Trade Center (WTC) Utah
Families First Coronavirus Response Act
Paycheck Protection Program
- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is sharing a Coronavirus Emergency Loans Small Business Guide and Checklist
- In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, small business owners in all U.S. states, Washington D.C., and territories are eligible to apply for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan advance of up to $10,000.
NACCED COVID-19 Resource Page
- National Association for County Community and Economic Development is working to expand funding and resources for key housing and community development programs.
6 issues and questions businesses are facing:
- My small business qualifies as an “essential service” and is still open. How do I run my business effectively while minimizing the risk of infection for employees and customers?
- My small business is experiencing inventory and supply chain disruptions and we cannot keep certain products stocked.
- I am unclear about my insurance coverage during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
- My business has shifted to a Work-From-Home Policy. How do I manage employees effectively?
- How do I adjust my approach to marketing in the wake of this situation?
Private Companies' Small Business Grants Programs
- Grants available from Facebook for up to 30,000 businesses with 2-50 employees, for a total of $1 million in cash and advertising credits available.
- Google is pledging millions of dollars in grants, ad credits, and cloud credits.
- National Restaurant Employee Relief Fund