The Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce issued a release containing information related to financial assistance opportunities as follows:
· Facebook Small Business Grant Program: https://www.facebook.com/business/grants
· SBAC COVID-19 Recovery Loan Program: https://sbacsav.com/sbac-recovery-loan-program/?fbclid=IwAR0B8n7LWF8U85sri_0TJnlcoh_Ko4QKZT0dFHxP3y2hFSuIxbO_eocbCiI
· Applications for small business emergency loans now open: https://madmimi.com/s/e0ac601
Georgia Chamber Business Resource Updates
HR6201: Families First Coronavirus Response Act
HR6201 proposes many changes to increase public health measures as well as provisions that require most U.S. private employers to provide paid leave to employees under certain circumstances. While employers are responsible for funding the paid leave should it become law, employers would be able to take tax credits for the paid leave provided to employees under the FFCRA.
Georgia Receives SBA Statewide Disaster Declaration, Applications for Small Business Emergency Loans Now Open
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 – Governor Brian P. Kemp announced that Georgia has received an official statewide disaster declaration from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). This declaration will provide assistance in the form of SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans to impacted small businesses in all 159 counties in Georgia.
How to Manage A Work-From-Home Workforce Teleconference
Richmond Hill Bryan County Chamber of Commerce to Co-Host Free Teleconference with Forsyth County Chamber
Date: Friday, March 20, 2020 – Noon to 1:00pm
Registration and Information Page: https://web.focochamber.org/events/How-To-Manage-a-WorkFromHome-Workforce-Teleconference-4582/details
Are you looking for ways to
ensure your organization can stay strong during an uncertain time? We are
hosting a live teleconference with nationally recognized experts on how best to
lead an organization with a work-from-home workforce. This is a live,
virtual meeting for you to ask questions and engage with
Join in a call with the President
You are cordially invited to participate in a conference call with the President, today, March 20, 2020 at 3:45 PM EST. Please register via the link below. Call in information will be received upon registration.
*Please note this call is intended for Small Businesses (https://www.sba.gov/federal-contracting/contracting-guide/size-standards). Due to capacity restrictions, please limit registration to 1 line per small business.
*Please note this call will be recorded.