REOPENING YOUR BUSINESS

Back2Biz Guidebook

Federal Resources for Businesses

Federal Resources for Businesses

America's SBDC Iowa created a #Back2Biz Guidebook to provide resources and helpful information to businesses as they reopen.

Federal Resources for Businesses

Federal Resources for Businesses

Federal Resources for Businesses

SBDC launched an official website to connect businesses to federal resources, access the latest news and search for a Business Advisor.

Small Businesses Best Practices

Federal Resources for Businesses

Small Businesses Best Practices

Get creative and discover new ways to connect with customers through some best practices you can implement in your own business.

Federal resources

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)

Economic Injury Disaster Loan & Emergency Advance

Economic Injury Disaster Loan & Emergency Advance

The SBA is offering (forgivable) loans to small businesses to keep their workforce employed during the COVID-19 crisis.  Application window starts April 3, 2020.

Economic Injury Disaster Loan & Emergency Advance

Economic Injury Disaster Loan & Emergency Advance

Economic Injury Disaster Loan & Emergency Advance

Small business owners are eligible to apply for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan advance of up to $10,000 to provide economic relief to businesses that are currently experiencing a temporary loss of revenue.  

Small Business Administration (SBA)

Economic Injury Disaster Loan & Emergency Advance

Small Business Administration (SBA)

The Federal CARES Act established several new temporary programs to address the funding needs of small businesses during the COVID-19 crisis.

State resources

Iowa Economic Development Authority Business Resources

Iowa Economic Development Authority Business Resources

Iowa Economic Development Authority Business Resources

IEDA has collected multiple resources available from their partners across the state. 

Iowa Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

Iowa Economic Development Authority Business Resources

Iowa Economic Development Authority Business Resources

 SBDC counselors are available for one-on-one counseling to help you through business issues caused by the COVID-19 crisis.  

Center for Industrial Research and Service (CIRAS)

Iowa Economic Development Authority Business Resources

Center for Industrial Research and Service (CIRAS)

 CIRAS provides information on how to deal with COVID-19, including protecting your business and protecting your supply chain. 

Iowa Targeted Small Business Sole Operator Fund

Iowa Targeted Small Business Sole Operator Fund

Iowa Targeted Small Business Sole Operator Fund

 A fund has been created to support Targeted Small Businesses with zero employees that have been economically impacted by the pandemic. 

Iowa Business Tax Deferral

Iowa Targeted Small Business Sole Operator Fund

Iowa Targeted Small Business Sole Operator Fund

 Iowa businesses experiencing disruption due to COVID-19 may be eligible for deferral of taxes and waiver of penalty and interest. 

Iowa Workforce Development

Iowa Targeted Small Business Sole Operator Fund

Iowa Workforce Development

Iowa Workforce Development is now accepting application for CARES Act benefits.

IASourceLink

Iowa Small Business Relief Fund

Iowa Legal Aid

IASourceLink shares resources available to small business owners in Iowa, including articles, webinars, best practices, assistance programs and more relating to COVID-19.

Iowa Legal Aid

Iowa Small Business Relief Fund

Iowa Legal Aid

Iowa Legal Aid is offering a free legal advice hotline for Iowans who are experiencing legal problems due to the COVID-19 public health crisis. 

Iowa Small Business Relief Fund

Iowa Small Business Relief Fund

Iowa Small Business Relief Fund

 Small businesses in Iowa disrupted by       COVID-19 may be eligible for grant funds through this program. 

other resources

GoFundMe

Trade Adjustment Assistance

Save Small Business Fund

GoFundMe is offering a Small Business Relief Fund to help small businesses that have been affected by COVID -19.

Save Small Business Fund

Trade Adjustment Assistance

Save Small Business Fund

This grant making initiative is offered by the US Chamber of Commerce Foundation to provide short-term relief for small businesses.

Trade Adjustment Assistance

Trade Adjustment Assistance

Trade Adjustment Assistance

This program assists US manufacturers by providing grant funds to improve their internal operations and competitive abilities.