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(Updated 3.31.2020)

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AWB COVID-19 Employer Resources Webinar Series

 UP NEXT  AWB's COVID-19 Employer Resources Webinar Series on April 6: Register for this free webinar here.

Previous webinar: March 30

More videos available at AWB's COVID-19 Employer Resources video page.

Audio only is available on our Soundcloud channel.

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FAQs

Financial Resources

Loans
  •   NEW  UPDATED: The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering Economic Injury Disaster Loans up to $2 million (flyer). An advance up to $10k is available within 3 days and will not have to be repaid. There is an interest rate of 3.75% for small businesses. Nonprofits are eligible for a 2.75% interest rate. See this slide deck for further information. Apply here.
  •   NEW  Kiva provides 0% interest loans up to $15k with a 6 month grace period allowed for greater flexibility. See details and apply here.
  • Business Impact NW provides loans to small business and nonprofits. They are more flexible than traditional financial institutions.
  • Craft3 offers business lending services between $25k to $3 million to new clients and is extending revised terms to existing clients.
  •   NEW  City of Tacoma: COVID-19 Business Loan up to $15k with payments deferred for the first 12 months if your business is located within Tacoma city limits.
Grants
Insurance:
  •   NEW  Office of the Insurance Commissioner urged all insurers to extend coverage to delivery driver's auto policies in order to ensure delivery of prescriptions, food and groceries.
  • If employers have bought the right endorsements, insurance policies may cover cancelled events or businesses losses. Contact the state Office of the Insurance Commissioner at 1.800.562.6900 or go to www.insurance.wa.gov for more information.
 
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Non-Profit Funding and Resources

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Legislation of Note

Health Care

Telecommuting Resources


Layoffs

Guidance Temporary layoffs Permanent layoffs
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Hiring Immediately

Toolkits, Checklists, and more Resources

Federal State

News & Views

Apr 2, 2020

SBA Loans for Businesses - EIDL vs PPP - Don't Delay

By Erica Dial

Businesses - make sure to check with your lender and/or accountant and take advantage of the two SBA loans available- EIDL (Economic Impact Disaster Loan) and PPP (Paycheck Protection...Read More

Mar 30, 2020

Attention Businesses: Webinar regarding the CARES Act - This Wednesday!

By Erica Dial

Please join Rep. Schrier for a virtual update on small business assistance made available by the recently-passed Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Representatives...Read More


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