COVID-19 Small Business Resources
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, small businesses have taken big hits. We've compiled some resources to help our downtown businesses continue on.
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The SBA has several coronavirus relief programs for small businesses such as EIDL loans, debt relief, express bridge loans, and the Paycheck Protection Program, which has an extended application deadline of August 8th. Learn about these programs at https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/coronavirus-relief-options.
Arizona State University
Arizona State University is offering small business consultations across the state on the following topics: customize workplace expectations, apply data insight, manage supply chains, rethink customer engagement, develop contactless interaction, enhance organizational wellbeing, PPE response network, COVID-19 testing, and HealthyVerify. If you are interested in a consultation in one of these areas, you can contact the ASU Business Concierge at firstname.lastname@example.org or 480-884-0125.
The USDA office of Rural Development is supporting small business owners through an estimated $1 billion in loan guarantees to provide working capital. Click here to register for an informational webinar on Wednesday, July 15 from 10:00am-11:00am on this funding program. For an overview of the program and information on how to apply, click here.
Kingman Tourism Facebook Marketing Grant
This program offers participating businesses to subsidize boosted posts on the City Tourism Facebook page, which has over 11,000 followers. The boosted posts will link back to the participant's website to increase web traffic and drive sales. Click here for more information.
Local First Arizona
Business owners can participate in Arizona Small Business Boot Camp and Collective, a series of live, online sessions that cover various topics to safely reopen your business. This initiative, launched by the Arizona Commerce Authority and Local First Arizona, gives business owners a place to seek support and resources.
Local First Arizona also created “Reopening for AZ: A Restaurant Guide” in partnership with KIND Hospitality and Awe Collective to give restaurant owners guidance on health practices.
Other resources including funding information can be found on the Local First Arizona website.
Main Street America
Small Business Development Center
Arizona Office of Tourism
The AZ Office of Tourism released a series of guidelines for various tourism-related businesses including pools, fitness facilities, spas, retail, salons/barber shops, restaurants and coffee shops.
FinImpact Small Business Grants
FinImpact has compiled a list of 88 small business grants for 2020. For those businesses that were unable to secure federal or state funding resources for small businesses, this list may prove useful.
Arizona Department of Economic Security
The AZ Department of Economic Security has released guidance for small business owners regarding unemployment insurance for employees. More information can be found here.
Kingman Area Chamber of Commerce
Business owners can contact the Chamber to receive table tents and window clings (pictured right) from our #StrongerTogether initiative. This initiative is in partnership with the Kingman Area Chamber of Commerce, City of Kingman Economic Development and Tourism, and the Mohave SBDC. These materials have clear expectations for customers and employees about sanitation measures being taken to ensure a safe business operation for everyone.
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