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Posted on: May 11, 2020

Business Resources and Assistance Related to COVID-19

Financial Resources/Funding

Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act assistance, including Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) and Paycheck Protection Program:

Business Counseling/Training

Advice and/or assistance, including for those businesses seeking to navigate SBA programs, is available via the SBDC, which offers virtual counseling sessions that are free and confidential. To schedule a counseling appointment with an SBDC advisor, go to http://www.maricopa-sbdc.com/covid19.

The CARES Act Readiness Program for Small Business is a partnership between the Arizona Small Business Association, Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry and the Arizona Commerce Authority. To access this resource, which provides free, online training modules that help borrowers navigate the program through submission of the loan application, go to http://www.caresactaz.com.

Workforce Resources

For those seeking candidates to fill open positions, Arizona@Work’s AZ Job Connection is a free online resource. To create an account and begin recruiting employees, go to http://www.azjobconnection/gov/ada/r/employer.

For job seekers seeking employment, Arizona@Work’s AZ Job Connection allows you to enter search criteria to find open positions. To begin searching, go to http://www.azjobconnection.gov/ada/r/search/jobs.

Town of Fountain Hills Assistance

For businesses that need assistance with Town information or resources, contact James Smith, Economic Development Director at jsmith@fh.az.gov.

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