We know that COVID-19 has had a huge impact on small business owners, independent contractors, and employees in Minnesota. Check out these resources to help you navigate through your current situation.
Paid Leave and Tax Credit Information: Treasury, IRS and Labor announce plan to implement Coronavirus-related paid leave for workers and tax credits for small and midsize businesses to swiftly recover the cost of providing Coronavirus-related leave
Weekly Minneapolis Small Businesses Call: every Friday at 11 a.m. | members from the Police, Small Business Team, Economic Policy and Development, Labor Standards, Business Development, Mayors Office are on the call
#TooLocalToFail: A coalition formed by business and trade associations, as well as owners and operators, from across the region to work on issues that are affecting operations and employees
Small Business Administration Loan: the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is offering low-interest federal disaster loans and up to $10,000 advance for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of coronavirus (COVID-19)
FAQs for Business: starting point for all businesses including sick time clarification, how to set up take out zones, license fee information and more
Food Pick Up Zones: Public Works is accepting requests from businesses who would like to establish a temporary ‘Food Pick Up Zone’
Facebook Grants: Facebook is offering $100M in cash grants and ad credits for up to 30,000 eligible small businesses in over 30 countries where we operate. We’ll share more details as they become available
ServSafe: Offering free courses and resources, including two new free training videos on COVID-19 Precautions for Takeout and Delivery
Add Your Curbside Pick-up, Delivery, and Online Shopping Options to Our New Page
Are you delivering? Offering Take-out? Hosting virtual sales? We want to know and share! Now you can easily add and edit your newly pivoted offering via our backend system (iDSS) to share with Meet Minneapolis audiences through our Support the Communitylanding page. View other partners' offerings here.