Advisory Committee to Help Plan Reopening of Tulsa's Economy
Learn more about Tulsa, OK's Mayor's Economic Advisory Committee.
"As we start to advance between where we are today and where we were in February, there’s a lot of space in between there to navigate in a phased way that keeps your risk reduced but, on the other hand, does come with some risk," Mayor G.T. Bynum said.
Spokane and nonprofit team up on small business loans
Learn more about Spokane's loan program for small businesses.
The program will provide loans from $10,000 to $25,000 to Spokane businesses that are otherwise profitable but struggling to make ends meet during the COVID-19 pandemic.
“There’s a huge need,” Mayor Nadine Woodward said.
SAN MARCOS COVID-19 BUSINESS SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM
Learn more about San Marcos, CA's business sustainability program.
The COVID-19 emergency will undoubtedly have negative budgetary impacts on the City itself and we will need to find ways to address them. At the same time, we fully recognize the need we have to have a diverse and fiscally sound business community, so, even in difficult times for the City, we feel the right thing to do for our businesses and citizens is invest in our businesses so that as many of them as possible can exit this emergency in as close a fiscal condition as when it started.
Small businesses encouraged by OKC approval of $5.5M relief plan
Learn more about Oklahoma City's pandemic emergency relief package.
Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt put out a video Tuesday, saying businesses need more than our thanks.
"Their economic sacrifice is literally saving lives, and we owe them more than our thanks," Holt said.
New Britain Plan: Cut, freeze, build
Learn more about New Britain, CT Mayor Erin Stewart's plan to cut spending, freeze taxes, and build more revenue in response to the economic impact of COVID-19.
Mayor Erin Stewart: “We’ve been forced to make temporary cuts in areas that we normally wouldn’t. Everybody and everything is impacted, including local government," she said. "We know property tax collections will be down and we know market yields will be flat. We, like so many of our residents, have been forced to adjust.”
City of Mesa creates help center for struggling small businesses
Learn more about the City of Mesa, AZ help center for struggling small businesses.
“We are committed to doing all we can to help our citizens and businesses weather this storm,” Mesa Mayor John Giles said in a statement. “That’s why we have put in place the Mesa CARES Business Assistance Center where companies can reach out for much needed help.”
Lubbock Economic Recovery Task Force
Learn more about Lubbock, TX's Economic Recovery Task Force.
Mayor Pope said the group will be made up of a variety of individuals - business and healthcare representatives, to members of the educational and faith-based communities. He said Thursday’s announcement will be the first step in revitalizing the economy in the Hub City.
City of Fresno announces 0% interest loans for small businesses struggling during pandemic
Learn more about Fresno, CA's 0% interest loans for businesses struggling during the pandemic.
Fresno mayor-elect Jerry Dyer creates donation site for local nonprofits
Learn more about Fresno's partnership for local non-profits.
Surrounded by nearly emptied food bank shelves, Fresno mayor-elect Jerry Dyer recognized there's no time to wait for federal and state dollars.
"It breaks my heart to know that these non-profit organizations that give everything that they give are hurting financially," he said.
Resources for Local Fontana, CA Businesses
Learn more about resources available through the City of Fontana, CA.
El Paso, TX Relief Fund
Learn more about the city of El Paso and El Paso County's relief fund.
“During this time of uncertainty many small businesses have been forced to close in order to protect the community from the spread of COVID-19, and this program will provide an opportunity for them to reopen after restrictions are lifted,” said El Paso Mayor Dee Margo. “We need to come together and support our local businesses as we recover economically.”