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.”
Resources and Updates for Small Businesses
>> 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 PeoplesBancorp.com/Coronavirus, First-fedbanking.com/COVID-19 or Homesavings.com/COVID-19.
>> 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
For more information and updates, visit Treasury.gov/CARES and SBA.gov/PayCheckProtection.
SBA information in languages other than English.