CoVID-19 Business Assistance Resources

Dear Rice county businesses,

WE'RE IN THIS TOGETHER!  In an effort to keep you updated on the latest assistance resources for your business, here are the tools we're aware of at this Point: Kansas Together
(Emergency programs to help small businesses)

KSReady
(Kansas Emergency Management information portal)

Kansas Department of Commerce

SBA Disaster/Economic Injury Assistance
(For an overview fact sheet, click here.  Due to the high volume of calls, you may need to follow the instructions listed here.)

Hospitality Industry Relief Emergency Fund (HIRE)
(Assistance for restaurants, bars, lodging facilities, conference and event centers.  Phase 1 funds have already been used.  It is recommended you go ahead and file an application so they can collect a database to see if another round of funding can be allocated)

Kansas Department of Labor 
(Resources for employers and workers)

IRS Tax Relief

CDC Guidance for Businesses

Facebook Small Business Grants Program
(You can sign up for updates)


For local assistance, please call...

Stacy Clark
Rice County Economic Development
(620)257-5166