Gwinnett County Offers Business Loans and Grants
June 29, 2020
Governor Brian Kemp signed an Executive Order extending the state’s public health state of emergency through August 11. The order requires social distancing, bans gatherings of more than 50 people unless there is six feet between each person, and outlines mandatory criteria for businesses. You can find the order here.
June 15, 2020
Gwinnett County is offering $20 million in federal CARES Act loans and grants for local for-profit businesses that have been hurt during the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds are intended to help businesses reopen their doors with such needs as deep cleaning facilities, modifying facilities to accommodate ongoing social distancing, restocking inventory, marketing to their clients, and/or paying staff in advance of reopening and achieving revenue. Applications for the funds will be available June 30. Learn more here.
State Guidelines for Businesses
State guidelines for businesses vary by business type. You can find detailed guidance from the state of Georgia here.
SBA Coronavirus Relief Options
If your business is suffering due to COVID-19, you may be eligible for support through the U.S. Small Business Administration. The Small Business Development Center at the University of Georgia has prepared a helpful overview of the programs here. Find out the details on the SBA website here.
CDC Guidance for Businesses
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers resources for how to maintain a healthy work environment here.
The Gwinnett Chamber is offering online programs. Find out more here.