COVID-19 response: financial resources & disaster aid

 

Federal stimulus updates:

$88 million to North Country local governments in new federal COVID stimulus, NCPR, March 10, 2021
What the American Rescue Plan Act Means for Children and Families, Children's Defense Fund, March 2021
SBA Extends Deferment Period for all COVID-19 EIDL and Other Disaster Loans until 2022, U.S. Small Business Administration, March 16, 2021
SBA and Treasury Announce PPP Re-Opening; Issue New Guidance, U.S. Small Business Administration, January 8, 2021
Everything You Need to Know About Coronavirus Federal Small Business Stimulus Aid Programs, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, January 2021
Paycheck Protection Program: Guidance on Accessing Capital for Minority, Underserved, Veteran and Women-Owned Business Concerns, U.S. Small Business Administration, January 6, 2021
Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) as Amended by the Economic Aid Act, U.S. Small Business Administration, January 6, 2021
Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Second Draw Loans, U.S. Small Business Administration, January 6, 2021
SBA Extends COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan Application Deadline through Dec. 31, 2021, U.S. Small Business Administration
A Look at What’s in the Stimulus Package Trump Signed, New York Times
Understanding the $900B Stimulus Package, Burnham Benefit Advisors, December 2020
COVID Relief Bill Summary, North Country Chamber of Commerce, December 2020
Coronavirus Relief Provisions Summary, Council of Development Finance Agencies, December 2020
Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues, U.S. Small Business Association, December 2020
CARES Act: Assistance for Small Businesses, United States Department of the Treasury
COVID-19 Federal Rural Resource Guide, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) 
CRRSAA: Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF II), U.S. Department of Education
FAQ for Lenders and Borrowers for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), U.S. Small Business Administration
Joint Statement by Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin and SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza Regarding Enactment of the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act, June 8, 2020
Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Frequently Asked Questions, Small Business Administration and U.S. Department of Treasury
Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness Application for Borrowers, U.S. Small Business Administration
Paycheck Protection Program (PPP): What Is It and How to Apply, updated June 9, 2020
The Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act
Unemployment Insurance Benefits FAQ from NYS Department of Labor
"USDA Implements Immediate Measures to Help Rural Residents, Businesses and Communities Affected by COVID-19," April 8, 2020 update about rural loan programs, housing services, utility services and business & cooperative services
"USDA Implements Immediate Measures to Help Rural Residents, Businesses and Communities Affected by COVID-19," June 3, 2020 update from USDA Rural Development

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Grants and funds for emergency and urgent needs:

Adirondack Foundation Special and Urgent Needs Fund
A Hand Up Marketing Grants, Downtown Digital Group in association with the Watertown Daily Times and NNY360
American Farmland Trust Farmer Relief Fund
ANCA Local Food System Security Grant
Central Adirondack COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund, CAP-21
Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) 
COVID-19 Reopening Support Mini-Grant Fund, Saranac Lake Local Development Corporation
Essex County COVID-19 Emergency Grant Program
LISC-Lowe's Rural Relief Small Business Grants
National Health Emergency Dislocated Worker Grants (U.S. Department of Labor)
Northern New York Community Foundation Community Support Fund (Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties)
Ogden Newspapers Community Marketing Grant
The Post Star Local Marketing Grant Program
Raising the Bar Restaurant Recovery Fund, Empire State Development
Restaurant employee relief fund
United Way Worldwide COVID-19 Community Response and Recovery Fund
US Chamber of Commerce Foundation Save Small Businesses Fund
Verizon Small Business Recovery Fund


Loan programs:

Adirondack Regional Federal Credit Union Community Support Loan Program
AEDC: Disaster Loan for working capital, Adirondack Economic Development Corporation
Essex County IDA COVID-19 Loan Program, Essex County Industrial Development Agency
Franklin County IDA Emergency Loan Fund, County of Franklin Industrial Development Agency
Lake George Regional Planning Board COVID-19 Business Interruption Micro-loan Program
New York Forward Loan Fund (NYFLF) for small businesses
New York Forward Loan Fund Frequently Asked Questions (1/12/21)
North Country Alliance COVID-19 Emergency Business Relief Program
Rural Development COVID-19 Response, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans & Emergency Economic Injury Loans
SBA Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loans 
Small Business Relief Loan, County of Franklin Industrial Development Agency
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Immediate Measures to Help Rural Residents, Businesses and Communities Affected by COVID-19
Warren County Rapid Recovery Loan Program, Warren County Local Development 


Other listings: 

Artist Resources, The Artist Co-op
Artist & Activist Relief Fund,The Soze Foundation, TaskForce and Invisible Hand
I Care If You Listen, funds for artists and artisans
Farm Credit East COVID-19 Resource Hub
Federal Reserve Bank of New York Community Resources on Coronavirus


Corporate and services response (waived fees, policy changes):

New York State Department of Financial Services, emergency regulation to defer health insurance premiums
NY State of Health, Special Enrollment Period Open for Uninsured Individuals
U.S. Treasury and IRS, Deferred tax payment policy
AT&T
Verizon
Spectrum
NYSEG
National Grid

 

 

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Date(s): 
Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 11:45
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