January  13, 2021: Critical COVID-19 Resources for your Business and Employees

January 12, 2021: Recorded Webinars for Businesses – Snell & Wilmer:
Employment 101 During a Pandemic

Managing Business Needs During a Pandemic

Managing Business Needs During a Pandemic pt. 2

December 22, 2020 – New Guide to COVID-19 Loans

The U.S. Chamber has created a new Guide to Small Business COVID-19 Emergency Loans to provide you and your members with the latest information and answers to FAQs about the changes that have been made to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and the Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) Program as part of the end-of-year pandemic relief package Congress has passed.

Safest Outside Restaurant Assistance Program (SORAP) – Read More

August 13, 2020 – GROWTH PARTNERS ARIZONA SMALL BUSINESS SUCCESS LOAN

Small Business Success Loans are for small businesses that need to borrow larger loan amounts for growth and expansion, equipment, long-term working capital, tenant improvements and consolidation of more expensive debt. This loan ranges from $10,000 – $75,000 with terms from six months to five years. APPLY HERE

August 13, 2020 – ARIZONA PUBLIC SERVICE CUSTOMER SUPPORT FUND

Arizona Public Service (APS) has set up a Customer Support Fund to assist customers who need help paying their APS bills. Small business and residential customers who are past due on their APS bill can qualify for the fund if they have an unexpected loss of income, higher medical or childcare expenses, or other financial hardship created by the COVID-19 virus. To apply, call 602-371-7171 (800-253-9405), weekdays from 7 am to 7 pm. More information HERE

July 6, 2020 – Notice: Paycheck Protection Program has reopened. If you missed the first round you can now apply HERE

ppp forgivness Guide to PPP Loan Forgiveness

 

 

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A program from the U.S. Chamber Foundation, is designed to help business and community leaders find the answers they need to develop a responsible reopening strategy.

 

 

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SBA DISASTER ASSISTANCE LOANS AND CARES ( Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) ACT

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act expands the Small Business Administration’s long-standing Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program (EIDL). The EIDL program was created to assist businesses, renters, and homeowners located in regions affected by declared disasters.

The deadline to apply for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan is Dec. 21, 2020.

Additional SBA resources include:

SBA Export Working Capital Program – small businesses can apply for a loan to support their export operations
SBA Lender Match – this SBA tool can be used by small businesses to match with SBA approved lenders through this portal.

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OTHER LOANS ARE AVAILABLE TO HELP SMALL BUSINESS DURING COVID-19

Growth Partners Arizona is offering two loan programs for Arizona small businesses affected by COVID-19 — Kiva Tucson and the Small Business Success Loans — both of which offer flexible rates and terms for qualified borrowers. Loan amounts can range from $1,000 to $75,000. Details can be found HERE. For further assistance, contacts 520-382-9218 or info@growthpartnersaz.org.

AVAILABLE GRANTS

The Arizona COVID-19 Community Response Fund will support Arizona nonprofit organizations as they respond to the spread of COVID-19.  More information can be found HERE.

Arizona Commission on the Arts- Emergency Relief Grants for Arizona Artists and Arts Professionals HERE

EMPLOYER RESOURCES FOR  CHILDCARE

The DES Child Care Administration provides assistance to eligible families in need so they can continue education or employment while ensuring a safe environment. Learn more HERE.

Executive Orders can be found HERE

Maricopa County Business Considerations HERE

Workplace Tips for Employers HERE