Business Resources

Information on the COVID-19 PPP (Paycheck Protection Program) and how to apply

U.S. Small Business Administration Disaster Assistance offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small business suffering substantial economic injury as a result of COVID-19.

Whatcom Business Alliance has compiled a business-related resource list for local businesses and workers affected by the COVID-19 coronavirus. For health-related updates and reports, please go to the Washington State Department of Health website.

 

U.S. Small Business Administration Disaster Assistance

Information and application for low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of COVID-19.

 

CDC Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers Webpage

 

Department of Commerce's COVID-19 Webpage

Information on small business assistance and state and federal programs providing Covid-19 support.

 

Department of Labor & Industries COVID-19 Resources Webpage

Information on paid sick leave, workers' compensation, workplace safety and health.

 

Department of Revenue

Information on COVID-19 related relief for taxpayers.

 

Emergency Management Division Business Preparedness Webpage

Information on business preparedness.

 

Employment Security Department COVID-19 Webpage

Information on emergency rules regarding temporary layoffs, isolation and quarantine for workers and businesses.

Click here for a comparison guide to see some of the most common scenarios and benefits.

 

Governor Jay Inslee's COVID-19 Webpage

Information on financial assistance, export assistance, employer and worker assistance, insurance assistance.

 

Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

Information on disaster assistance for Washington businesses impacted by COVID-10.