In This Together Cleveland: Supporting Small Businesses

In This Together Cleveland: Supporting Small Businesses

These Northeast Ohio companies want to show their support for small businesses through COSE, the nation’s premier small business organization. Through their support, they are strongly declaring “we are in this together and we stand behind Northeast Ohio’s small business community.”

Minute men  MMO  
 Bank of America  Vsp  

Resources and Updates for Small Businesses

Federal and
State Updates


Health and




GCP Advocacy


COVID-19 Related


HR and




Mind Your 


Now Hiring


Essential B2B and
COVID-19 Supplies


>> The U.S. House approved a $3 trillion coronavirus package that supporters hoped would open negotiations for more COVID-19 relief; the text of the HEROES Act, H.R. 6800. The House Small Business Committee circulated factsheets on the small business provisions in The Heroes Act, see them here and here

>> City of Cleveland employees began a door-to-door education campaign throughout the City to help reduce the spread of coronavirus as part of the Restart CLE plan's Community Education and Awareness Campaign. Download the materials.  

>> JobsOhio, Peoples Bank and First Federal/Home Savings Bank announced a partnership to support existing small business clients with maintaining operations and payroll during COVID-19. For information on how to apply for this lending support, visit, or

>> GCP Advocacy Team: Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Summary

>> U.S. Chamber of Commerce: Save Small Business Initiative

>> U.S. Chamber of Commerce: Guide to PPP Loan Forgiveness 

>> Responsible RestartOhio Guidelines and Information

>> Cuyahoga County: Small Business Stabilization Fund

>> Greater Cleveland COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund

Paycheck Protection Program Information

Program Overview

For Borrowers

For Lenders

Program Rules

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SBA information in languages other than English.