Coronavirus and Small Business Resources

The Center for Community and Economic Development from UW-Madison Division of Extension has put together a set of resources for helping small businesses hit by the economic fallout due to the coronavirus.

Go to this helpful site by clicking here: Navigating Coronavirus for Small Businesses


WWBIC Resources: classes are being offered using on-line formats. This could be a good time to build business skills.

Coronavirus Response Toolkit, from the US Chamber of Commerce

Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation COVID-19 Business Resources – includes information on the SB20/20 initiative, which will provide grants of up to $20,000 to targeted businesses with no more than 20 employees to cover rent and to meet payroll expenses, including paid leave (including sick, family and other leave related to COVID-19).

Wisconsin Restaurant Association Toolkit for food service operators during COVID-19
Toolkit In Spanish

Cornell University Food Production, Processing & Safety Questions related to coronavirus

WARF Entrepreneurons: link to COVID-19 panel webinar and other resources

Loans & Grants:

Kiva has expanded their loan program for COVID-19

Facebook Boost Grant – offering cash grants and ad credits

Wisconsin Small Business Development Center, SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program – offering small business guidance and loan resources

Hmong Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce Emergency Loans to Small Businesses

WWBICCOVID-19 Loan ProgramĀ