Scottsdale, AZ (April 6, 2020) - Scottsdale’s Economic Development Department has launched a new
initiative aimed at assisting Scottsdale small businesses. The Scottsdale Small Business Assistance Center
(SSBAC) will serve as the City of Scottsdale’s virtual one stop shop for Scottsdale businesses looking for
information on available business support programs and resources during the COVID-19 crisis.
The SSBAC looks to assist Scottsdale businesses with questions regarding Federal, State and other
government funding programs and connect them with critical resources. Businesses can rely on the
center to provide the most up to date information on assistance programs, step by step guides and
useful webinars. Upon contacting the virtual center, individuals will receive an email from the SSBAC
team with valuable resources and a commitment that a team member will follow up directly within one
"With all the available programs and sometimes confusing information, it’s important for our Scottsdale
businesses to know we have a team on hand ready to help. Our Scottsdale businesses are working
tirelessly navigating complex programs while at the same time trying to run their businesses and take
care of their employees. The SSBAC is designed as a resource to get information and we look forward to
helping our small businesses,"" says Rob Millar Economic Development Director.
The new Scottsdale Small Business Assistance Center can be reached by texting 480-312-3111, emailing
firstname.lastname@example.org or by visiting www.ScottsdaleAz.gov and searching "Small Business
Scottsdale is the No. 1 City in the U.S. for jobs (WalletHub 2020) and one of the state’s leading job
centers, with a diverse economy built on medical research, high-tech innovation, tourism and corporate
headquarters. Scottsdale is home to nearly 18,000 businesses supplying over 150,000 jobs. The ASU
SkySong Innovation Center, located just a few miles from Downtown, is designed to help companies
grow through a unique partnership with nearby Arizona State University. The Scottsdale Cure Corridor is
a partnership of premier health care providers and biomedical companies seeking to advance medicine
and patient care through cutting-edge research. For more information Scottsdale’s economic
development, visit www.choosescottsdale.com.