Resources for Businesses Dealing with Coronavirus


Small Business Association New Resources

Events, resources, and more.

The Empowerment Grant for Small Businesses

To support the needs of Massachusetts small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Yale's Online Class 'The Science of Well-Being' is Free

Yale professor Laurie Santos is teaching the most popular class on campus, The Science of Well-Being, where attendees learn ways to be happier without paying a dime.

Useful Information for Employers from MassHire

MassHire Department of Career Services Rapid Response Employer Information

MBK Assembles Tax, Financial, And Business Planning Toolkit For COVID-19

As the outbreak of COVID-19 has escalated and caused unprecedented reactions such as school closings, cancelling professional sports, social distancing, and government-issued stay-at-home orders, many people understandably have growing concerns for the financial health of their organizations, people, and families.

COVID-19 Response Fund for the Pioneer Valley

Due to the pressing needs related to the COVID-19 crisis CFWM is mobilizing its emergency resources toward its newly establishes COVID-19 Response Fund for the Pioneer Valley. 

SBA Disaster Assistance

The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering designated states and territories low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Fast Track Loan Program

A decision regarding your loan application typically in 2-3 business days. Then you can proceed with your plan to improve your business.

WorkShare Program

WorkShare is a smart alternative to layoffs, helping companies keep valuable workers.

Prevent Layoffs With Rapid Response

Rapid Response is a federally mandated, pre-layoff service designed for companies and employees experiencing a layoff or closing.

Chicopee Chamber of Commerce

As the spread of COVID-19 remains a top concern across the globe, employers need to adapt quickly to new safety and health rules, travel restrictions, management challenges, and more.