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Small Business Resources in Response to the Coronavirus

Published: April 3, 2020

As we navigate these uncertain times, one thing is true –
we are in this together.

Much is being done both publicly and privately to financially assist businesses and individuals through this crisis. To help navigate the various options we have put together a list of resources for your use. 

We want you to know that although our staff continues to work remotely, we are fully functional. If there is any additional information we can provide, please do not hesitate to contact any of the Wilder team members. We know that together we will get through these unprecedented times.

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Securities (CARES) Act was passed on March 27, 2020 and includes a generous series of programs and provisions to help small business owners and entrepreneurs weather the sudden and unplanned economic downturn.

What you need to know and share with your staff >

Families First Coronavirus Response Act >

Emergency paid sick, family and medical leave for eligible employees who work in companies with 500 or fewer employees.

Overview by benefits.gov >

A help center of unemployment, healthcare, and business resources 

Main Street Lending Program: Main Street New Loan Facility (MSNLF) and Main Street Expanded Loan Facility (MSELF) >

Updated April 30: Main Street Lending Program FAQs >

More info on Loans Available under Main Street Lending Program >

Unemployment and Additional Business Resources by State:

Massachusetts
Unemployment Resources

Rhode Island

Unemployment

Resources

New Hampshire

Unemployment

Resources

Vermont

Unemployment

Resources

Connecticut

Unemployment

Resources

Pennsylvania

Unemployment

Resources

New York

Unemployment

Resources

Maryland

Unemployment

Resources

Florida

Unemployment

Resources

Center for Disease Control >


The CDC offers up-to-date details on the virus

National Retail Federation >


Industry updates and more resources

National Restaurant Association >


Restaurant Employee Relief Fund

Forbes >


Offers on ongoing list of banks offering relief to virus-affected customers

Facebook >


Offering $100M in cash grants and ad credits through their Small Business Grants Program
Stimulus2020 >
A privately funded program designed to help America’s local businesses stay afloat in this time of crisis.

Kabbage >

Small business resources + an online gift certificate sales center

Rally for Restaurants >

Restaurant Gift Card Sales and more

Yelp >


Offering $25 million in relief to restaurants and bars impacted by Covid-19

Google >


offering ad credits to small and medium-sized business stay in touch with customers

US Bartender Guild >

Emergency grants for service industry professionals 
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