COVID-19 Resources for Businesses


U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Initiative

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Small businesses are the foundation of our communities and our economy. The impacts of the coronavirus pandemic have wrought unprecedented financial uncertainty. These businesses need resources and relief — and they need it now.

The Save Small Business Fund is part of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Save Small Business Initiative—a nationwide effort to address small business owners’ immediate needs, mitigate closures and job losses, and mobilize the long-term support the small business community needs for recovery.

Grant applications will open on April 20, 2020. For information on eligibility, grant timeline, and more, visit savesmallbusiness.com


West Michigan COVID-19 Business Coalition

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The West Michigan COVID-19 Business Coalition is a collaborative effort by several West Michigan organizations working to provide resources, guidance, and business services to the employers and employees of our community that has been affected by the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic. 

West Michigan COVID-19 Business Coalition


Job Openings

West Michigan Works!: Weekly Hot Jobs 

Pure Michigan Talent Connect: COVID-19 Job Openings 

MEDC: Learn Who is Hiring in Your Community

Small Business Administration: Disaster Response Job openings @ SBA  

Looking for talent?

State of Michigan

 

Are you an Employer with a need for talent due to COVID-19?

State of Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity: COVID-19 On-Demand Hiring Intake Form


Webinars

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Webinars

Grand Valley State University - Seidman College of Business: Free Webinars 

Miller Johnson Recorded Webinars and PowerPoint Presentations

MichBusiness: Leading Through Uncertain Times: What Employees Need Now

Small Business Development Center: SBDC Small Business Support Webinars

 


Podcasts


Additional Resources

Community Foundation - Holland/Zeeland Area: Community Foundation Launches Loan Program for Non-profits in Ottawa County

Miller Johnson: Legal Resources for the Business Community

Forbes: Free Software for Businesses and Schools

Inc: Essential Business Survival Guide for the COVID-19 Crisis

Facebook Business: Business Resource Hub 

Harvard Business Review: Special Coverage, Leading and Working Through a Pandemic

Small Business Association: Resiliency Guide

Cognizant: Resources to Help You Stay Informed 

World Economic Forum: How Companies Can Build Resilience Against Pandemics 

Career OneStop Business Center (Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration): COVID-19 Resources for Employers