Pandemic Business Resources
In a time of uncertainty and constant change, we want our business community to know that we are working tirelessly to ensure we bring you as much information that is available as we navigate through these uncharted territories together. The City of Scottsdale is firmly committed to monitoring the changing situation. As new information and different programs become available for businesses, we will be updating this website so that our community may respond swiftly and appropriately.
Scottsdale Small Business Assistance Center
Scottsdale’s Economic Development Department launched the Scottsdale Small Business Assistance Center in an effort to help businesses navigate through all of the Federal, State and local assistance programs. The virtual center provides the community with an actual team member that can help them when applying for assistance.
Scottsdale Good To Go Business Finder
Scottsdale’s new interactive map puts local business information right at your fingertips. The Scottsdale Good To Go Business Finder is a tool that allows users to locate open businesses. This new tool serves as a liaison between consumers and companies in terms of communicating their availability. With the Scottsdale Good To Go Business Finder users can use their location to scroll through the map to see what restaurants, retail shops or hotels are open around them. This map is Scottsdale specific so give it a try the next time you’re looking for an open business.
Although this time may not seem like the most opportune time to find a new career, companies are hiring, and Scottsdale businesses need you now more than ever. Check out our job board for Scottsdale based positions.
Employers, are you in need of top talent? Posting positions is free and we will continue to push out job opportunities to our community.
ARIZONA@WORK has compiled a great list of employers that are looking for immediate hires.
Paycheck Protection Program
The new Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) program received $284 billion in funding and opens January 11, 2021 for first time borrowers and January 13, 2021 for second time PPP borrowers. The PPP loans will be available for applications at participating lenders through March 31, 2021, or until funding is exhausted.
Paycheck Protection Program Lender Finder
This link will help you find an approved list of SBA lenders ready to receive your Paycheck Protection Program application in your area.
SBA Economic Disaster Relief Loan
This loan will help small Arizona businesses impacted by COVID-19. Individual businesses can be eligible for up to $2 million through the program. The loans may be used to pay fixed debts, payroll, accounts payable and other bills that can’t be paid because of COVID-19’s impact.
Restaurant Revitalization Fund
SBA Application Opening for $28.6 Billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund. SBA will begin registrations on Friday, April 30, 2021, at 9 a.m. EDT and open applications on Monday, May 3, 2021, at noon EDT for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund. The online application will remain open to any eligible establishment until all funds are exhausted.
The Restaurant Revitalization Fund provides a total of $28.6 billion in direct relief funds to restaurants and other hard-hit food establishments that have experienced economic distress and significant operational losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This program will provide restaurants with funding equal to their pandemic-related revenue loss up to $10 million per business and no more than $5 million per physical location. Funds must be used for allowable expenses by March 11, 2023.
Support the AZ COVID-19 relief fund
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