Visit the following link to request business assistance: http://floridajobs.org/rebuildflorida/businessrecovery
If you have a concern with a business that is failing to follow COVID-19 safety protocols click here to file a complaint.
Return To Work & Recovery Guide
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The President’s Guidelines for Opening Up America Again
Executive Order 20-139 Phase 2
Florida Restrictions as of May 29, 2020
Statewide Operating Restrictions Summary
Funding provided through the Lee CARES Small Business Relaunch program
Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Application
SCORE Coronavirus Small Business Hub
FGCU’S Regional Economic Recovery Initiative
FRLA Reopening Update – May 15, 2020
Full Phase 1 Download Guide
Information about actions being taken by the U.S. government
- General Q&A on Families First Coronavirus Respond Act
- Employer Poster Requirements Q&A on Families First Coronavirus Response Act
Please click on the below link for an up-to-date list of closures and cancellations
COVID-19 Guide on Annuities
COVID-19 Financial Guide
National Federation of Independent Businesses
Florida COVID-19 Response Businesses and Employers
Re-Start Resources For You
SBA Disaster Loan
Find more information on DEO’s response to COVID-19
New State Reemployment Assistance Claims Dashboard
Will be updated daily to reflect the total number of Reemployment Assistance Claims submitted, verified, processed, and paid.
Working Floridians who have been impacted by COVID-19 and may be eligible for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance, can visit www.FloridaJobs.org.
A partnership between Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) and the Florida Division of Emergency Management (DEM).
TASK FORCE TO REOPEN FLORIDA
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Emerges SWFL website
The website includes a collection of information, tools, resources and, most importantly, FREE services that local business leaders are donating to help keep Southwest Florida’s economy moving.
COLLIER COUNTY – COVID-19 Business Resources
This link will help you find related material that outlines recent Collier County staff efforts to help facilitate local business recovery actions.
COVID-19 Small Business Guide Available
State of Florida COVID-19 Updates: https://www.flgov.com/
Executive orders from Governor Ron DeSantis: https://www.flgov.com/executive-orders-desantis/
Families First Coronavirus Response Act
Joint Guidance – For small and midsize employers two new refundable payroll tax credits designed to immediately and fully reimburse them, dollar-for-dollar, for the cost of providing Coronavirus-related leave to their employees.
Comparison of EIDL and Paycheck Protection Programs
FAQs Regarding COVID-19 and Human Capital, Tax Impact
SBA Cares Act for Hotels & Restaurants – Contact for Help
Covid-19 Paycheck Protection Program Borrower Application
Covid-19 Paycheck Protection Program Information for Borrowers
Covid-19 Paycheck Protection Program Loan Estimator
Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act
DEO Short Time Compensation program available to help small businesses continue to pay workers even with reduced work hours.
SBA Disaster Assistance in Response to the Coronavirus
SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans -These loans provide the necessary working capital to help small businesses survive until normal operations resume.
Coronavirus (COVID-19): small business guidance and loan resources: https://www.sba.gov/page/coronavirus-covid-19-small-business-guidance-loan-resources
Local coronavirus business assistance through Florida Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU): https://fsbdcswfl.org/covid-19-coronavirus-resources/
U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Cororavirus Response Business Toolkit
U.S. Department of Labor: Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19
211: Accessing Free Childcare
Procurement opportunities for businesses: https://www.leegov.com/covid-19/manufacturing
For health and safety information and guidance
Centers for Disease Control’s Guide for business and employers.
U.S. Centers For Disease Control and Prevention-Businesses/Employers
Facebook Small Business Grants