Reopening Business Digital Resource Center from the US Chamber of Commerce
Guide on Reopened Retail Businesses from the Texas Department of State Health Services. This is not a guide for essential businesses.
Return to Work Online Resource Guide
General advice to everyone:
Economic Injury Disaster Loan
is providing low interest working capital loans of up to $2 million to
small businesses and nonprofits affected by coronavirus. Loans have an
interest rate of 3.75% for small business and 2.75% for nonprofits. Loan
repayment terms vary by applicant. EIDL is the only program that 501(c)6 organizations are eligible for.
Apply online at this link:
Here's a slideshow of how to apply for EIDL: contains info on the loans as well as non-monetary assistance the SBA can give
Paycheck Protection Program from Small Business Association
ASSOCIATION OF CHAMBER OF COMMERCE EXECUTIVES
BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU
US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
SENATE CARES ACT BILL
HEROES ACT -CORONAVIRUS RECOVERY
Giddings Economic Development Corporation Business Grants
GEDC Healthcare Business Expansion Grants for local healthcare providers, first responders and other personnel operating a healthcare-related practice or testing facility within the city of Giddings.
GEDC Business Retention Grants for locally owned and/or operated small businesses operating in the city limits. Businesses activity must have been impacted by COVID-19 pandemic – either forced closure, forced reduction or change in operating hours or activity, supply chain disruption, or loss of customers.
Request the Small
Business Retention Grant by emailing to email@example.com or texting 979-777-7228 for an application.
Business Retention Grants may also be made available on a case by case basis for
businesses impacted by the decline in oil & gas activity. For
information, please contact the GEDC at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 979-777-7228.
FEDERAL INCOME TAX
Federal Income Tax
MISCELLANEOUS FINANCIAL RESOURCES
Texas Downtown Association
Business for All
Small Business Relief Fund from GoFundMe
Facebook Business Grants
Extensive List of Small Business Grants
LiftFund Disaster Relief Loan
Verizon Small Business Recovery Fund
Rapid Relief & Resiliency Fund
Office of the Texas Governor, Economic Development: Recommendations for Businesses During COVID-19 Crisis
Texas COVID Relief Fund from Onestar Foundation. Funds being gathered. Sign up for email notifications. Persons who qualify are non-profits, schools and government org.
Domestic Violence Shelter Grant Program from the Mary Kay Foundation.
Housing Preservation Grant from USDA
Creative Capital Awards
MusiCares Relief Fund
Frequently Asked Questions - Answered by the Texas Hotel & Lodging Association about the Governor's order
What Hotel Owners Need to Know about the CARES Act
Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission
Texas Restaurant Actions during COVID-19
From THLA - May 8
Governor's Reopen Phase II - May 26
Governor Updates on Reopening Texas
From THLA - Download the "Stay Safe" initiative here and see guidelines for cleaning.
Paycheck Protection Program updates from the Texas Hotel and Lodging Association
Pandemic Relaunch Kit for Restaurants & Bars
US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE FOUNDATION
CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL & PREVENTION
TEXAS MUNICIPAL LEAGUE (TML)
GROW WITH GOOGLE
Helping Small Businesses through Covid19
Google Primer - a free mobile app that offers quick, easy to understand lessons to grow skills and reach goals.
Google Skillshop - free online product training and certifications right for you
Digital Training for Students - Explore our trusted curriculum to find the computer skills you want to learn, from data analysis to research and communication.
Coronavirus Resource Guide
The Small Business Resource Center
Commercial District Recovery Guide
TEXAS WORKFORCE COMMISSION
USDA Federal Rural Resource Guide for Covid-19
Back to Business Toolkit from the Better Business Bureau - This toolkit compiles everything you need in one easy-to-access place including reopening, building trust and ways to help.
Sign up for covid-19 related updates for Texas Businesses
Better Business Bureau - Business Status Update Artwork
Staying Connected during Covid
ASSOCIATION OF CHAMBER OF COMMERCE EXECUTIVES
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES
Counties Matter during Covid19
Reopening America's Counties
Helping Entrepreneurs Create Strong PPP Applications from the NDC.
The Governor's Central Texas Small Business Webinar -
US Chamber of Commerce
Covid 19: What you need to Know
Texas Workforce Commission Answers Questions on Unemployment Benefits from April 13. Recording.
Webinars from the Better Business Bureau: Recordings
Upcoming Webinars from the Better Business Bureau - Learn more about business strategies, employer guides and tools to help your business.
Business Strategies for an Evolving Future from The Office of the Governor - Facebook recording
Optimizing the PPP Loan: Part II from the Office of the Governor
Connecting to Your Customers Online
International Entrepreneur Summit presented by the Better Business Bureau - May 29