Small Business Resources: COVID-19

Quickspark Is Here To Help

During this time of difficulty due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Quickspark is here to help. While we remain open and ready for business, we have taken the steps to protect our employee’s and flatten the curve by working remotely. We have also compiled some small business resources for finding government assistance, some useful links from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, as well as a few more general guides for running a business during this challenging time.

 

SBA Small Business Assistance

The SBA is working to help U.S. small businesses to survive this pandemic, here are some links to the useful services and options they provide.

SBA Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)

The Paycheck Protection Program is a loan design to provide a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their workers on the payroll during the COVID-19 crisis.

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Emergency Advance (EIDL)

The Economic Injury Disaster Loan Emergency Advance will provide up to $10,000 of economic relief to U.S. small businesses that are currently experiencing temporary difficulties. You can apply for the loan here

Disaster Assistance

The SBA offers disaster assistance programs in the form of low-interest loans to businesses in regions affected by declared disaster.

Additional Information On Corona Virus Relief Options

 

US Chamber Of Commerce

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has created a guide for emergency loans, as well as a toolkit which provides businesses with graphics and information they can pass along to customers.

 Guide to SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans (Overview)
Download the Guide (PDF)
COVID-19 response toolkit ( Graphics for Businesses)

 

Resources for Small Businesses

Below you will find additional resources for small businesses regarding federal stimulus aid, the CARES act, as well as some best practices and tech tools you can use to keep your business connected and running smoothly ( while remaining socially distanced).

A Guide to Federal Small Business Stimulus Aid Programs (US Chambers of Commerce)
Getting Cash for Your Small Business Through the CARES Act (Forbes)
Highlights of the CARES Act (Forbes)
Small Business Coronavirus Best Practices (US Chamber of Commerce)
Tech Tools to Keep Your Team Connected During Coronavirus (US Chamber of Commerce)