As the 2021 PPP program rolls out, there will be many updates and guidance letters from the Federal Government.
Check out the infographic for the latest COVID-19 Relief Bill below to get a head start on resources available to those in need.
For more information, visit the Kansas Small Business Development Center's COVID-19 Small Business Resources webpage at www.kansassbdc.net/covid19.
The Strengthening People and Revitalizing Kansas (SPARK) Task Force has approved more than $130 million in relief funding for economic development and connectivity in the state. These dollars are being awarded in the form of grants to eligible businesses.
Kansas businesses with fewer than 500 employees are eligible to apply for Small Business Working Capital grants.
Funds can be used to pay working capital expenses such as payroll, insurance, rent, mortgage payments, utilities, inventory and more. Grants will be awarded on a rolling basis until funds are depleted.'
You may view the application now but please note you won't be able to submit it until this WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19, 12 P.M. CST.
Businesses must have a DUNS number in order to receive CV funds. Lack of a valid DUNS number can disqualify an application. DUNS information must be updated annually. There is no cost for a DUNS number.
The City of Hoxie, Kansas has received a Community Development Block Grant in the amount of $173,600 to help local for-profit businesses retain jobs for low-to-moderate income people. This funding can assist eligible businesses with issues triggered by the COVID-19 virus and when no other funds are available.
Business located within the City of Hoxie limits are eligible to apply.
Application period: July 2, 2020 to Aug. 1, 2020.
Paper applications available at the
Please return in person or via mail to to the city office
Sheridan County, Kansas has received a Community Development Block Grant in the amount of $132,000 to help local for-profit businesses retain jobs for low-to-moderate income people. This funding can assist eligible businesses with issues triggered by the COVID-19 virus and when no other funds are available.
Business located within Sheridan County BUT outside of the City of Hoxie limits are eligible to apply.
Application period: June 25, 2020 to July 25, 2020.
Paper applications available at the
Please return in person or via mail to to the clerk's office
Any such Economic Injury Disaster Loan assistance declaration issued by the SBA makes loans available to small businesses and private, non-profit organizations in designated areas of a state or territory to help alleviate economic injury caused by the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The “Hero Relief Program” expands DCF’s child care assistance subsidies for families and provides financial support directly to child care providers. The new program specifically targets health care workers, first responders and other essential workers.
Beginning Monday, April 20, child care subsidies will be available to essential workers who financially qualify. The list includes:
Kansas Governor Laura Kelly has established the Hospitality Industry Relief Emergency (HIRE) Fund to provide bridge loans for Kansas’ hospitality sector in response to the COVID-19 crisis. The Kansas Department of Commerce and NetWork Kansas will administer the loan program. Through the HIRE fund, eligible businesses in Kansas will be able to apply for a one-time loan of up to $20 thousand at 0% interest for a period of 36 months. There will be no principal or interest payments for the first four months.
If your company is facing a permanent layoff of workers, contact Tucky Allen at (316) 303-2906 or firstname.lastname@example.org and he will send electronic resources.
The Kansas Department of Labor has posted a site with COVID-19 Response Resources.
Displaced workers can file for Unemployment Insurance at www.getkansasbenefits.gov. They can also call 800-292-6333. The call center is experiencing a high volume of calls, so filing online is best when possible.