CoVID-19 Business Assistance Resources

Dear Rice county businesses,

WE'RE IN THIS TOGETHER!  In an effort to keep you updated on the latest resources for your business, here are the tools we're aware of at this Point:

December 2020 Covid Relief Bill- Business Information

POTENTIAL FUNDING OPTIONS
Second Draw PPP Loans
SBA Disaster/Economic Injury Relief 

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP details from the US Treasury)
Potential COVID Tax Credit

SCKEDD Disaster Relief Program 
(working capital loans)

Hero Relief Program (child care assistance for essential workers)


COVID-19 BUSINESS RESOURCES & GUIDES
Kansas Department of Commerce (live chat option for SBA questions)
Small Business Resources (US Chamber of Commerce Foundation)

SBDC Business Resources (Small Business Development Center- look under "Resources")
Federal Rural Resource Guide (USDA)
Resource listings for federal, state and private assistance
Kansas Together 
(Emergency programs to help small businesses)
KSReady (Kansas Emergency Management information portal)
SBA Guidance for Businesses

CDC Guidance for Businesses

UNEMPLOYMENT / EMPLOYMENT / TAX RELIEF
Kansas Department of Labor (Resources for employers and workers)
A guide to setting up your initial claim for unemployment benefits
Paid sick leave and expanded medical and family leave Q & A

IRS Tax Relief and Economic Impact Payments


For local assistance, please call...

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