Small Business COVID-19 Assistance and More
Posted on April 24, 2020
Our St. Lucie is a free, digital resource created for St. Lucie County residents and businesses to share information during this time of global crisis.
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Richard and Lori Tambone
Below are a few new items that we added this week that may be of interest to you:
- Details on the approved $484 billion in new coronavirus aid for small businesses, hospitals, and testing
- Members of Governor Ron DeSantis' Re-Open Task Force Executive Committee and Industry Working Group on Tourism, Construction, Real Estate, Recreation, Retail and Transportation
- Information regarding the Short-Time Compensation Program, a voluntary employer program available to provide prorated Reemployment Assistance benefits
- How to apply for the Microfinance Guarantee Program, which stimulates access to credit for entrepreneurs and small businesses in Florida
- Details on the Black Business Loan Program (BBLP), which offers alternative lending solutions to Florida-based black owned small businesses by providing short-term loans and technical assistance
- More information on the Florida Business Loan Fund, which provides affordable capital for businesses that can be used for inventory purchases, construction, working capital, equipment financing and more
- Information on the Save Small Business Fund, providing $5,000 grants to small employers
- Bioflorida is calling on all life sciences and other organizations to donate supplies to help fight COVID-19
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