The Senate and House have both passed the $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. This aid package will help provide emergency assistance to organizations and individuals impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
UPDATE 8/12/20: CARES Act Grant Available for Christian County Small Businesses – The Christian County Commission, at the recommendation of the Christian County CARES Act Fund Committee, has released an application for small businesses to request funds for reimbursements of expenses incurred through the COVID-19 Pandemic. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
UPDATE 4/27/20: As of this morning, applications for the Paycheck Protection Program have re-opened. If you were not able to apply for the first round of funding, please contact your lender ASAP to take advantage of additional funding.
UPDATE 4/18/20: The Small Business Administration reports that funding allocated for the Paycheck Protection Program and the Economic Injury Disaster Loan program has been exhausted. Congress is working to appropriate additional funds toward those programs. The Ozark Chamber will make our members and the public aware of any additional funds available as soon as applications resume.
For information about the CARES Act and other government programs, click here.
For information about the Paycheck Protection Program, click here.
For information about the Economic Injury Disaster Loan, click here.
For information about additional financial programs (grants, etc.), click here.