Resources for Businesses Dealing with Coronavirus

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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.