COVID-19 Resources for Small Business Owners
These resources are provided for informational and educational purposes only, and are not necessarily endorsed by, or reflect the policies or positions of OSBO.
Please contact Erica Wade, Manager, Office of Small Business Opportunity, by phone at 803.576.1540 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For information on large business needs, contact Economic Development team member, Kim Mann by phone at 803.576.1329 or by email at email@example.com.
CV-19 Small Business Relief Grant Program Applications opens on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 8:30am. https://portal.neighborlysoftware.com/RICHLANDCOUNTYSC/Participant
Seed Grant Main Flyer
Seed Grant Workshop Fyler
“Seeds to Engage” Small Business Seed Grant Overview
Join the OSBO Team on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 10:00 am, as we provide a general overview for the $10,000 "Seeds to Engage" Small Business Seed Grant that will launch in January 2022.
This Online Workshop will be recorded and posted to the OSBO website.
The “Seeds To Engage” Small Business Seed Grant will have subsequent workshops for Business Plans and Business Pitches.
"Seeds To Engage" Pitch Workshops
Do you have a Business Pitch prepared to submit for this grant?
Join OSBO as we partner with Richland Library Entrepreneur-In-Residence (EiR) Roshanda Pratt as she serve as moderator for the "How to Pitch Your Business" Workshops.
Click the links below to register.
Note: In person sessions have limited admission
In Person-Dec 8th
Online Dec 15
In Person Jan 12th
Online Jan 13th
September 2021 - How To Apply For Funding
August 2021 - Save My Business
July 2021 - Show Me The Money
June 2021 - See Whats Happening At The OSBO
Forbes Magazine: House Passes Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness Bill
On May 27th, the House passed the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Flexibility Act which attempts to ease restrictions on small businesses as they seek loan forgiveness under the Paycheck Protection Program authorized by the CARES Act.
House Passes Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Bill
Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act
COVID-19 Reading List (Small Business Information for Rent Relief and Restructuring Leases)
FAQ on the CARES Act
SBA Loan Program
SBA Fact Sheet
SC Department of Employment and Workforce (dew) - Waives the Weekly Search Requirement for Individuals Who Are Unemployed Due to COVID-19 and Extends the Tax Deadline for Employers
Employer's Legal Guide to Planning, Response and Mitigation
Key Employment Provisions in Families First Coronavirus Response Act
Business Continuity, Tax Updates and Other Key Issues
Business Interruption Insurance Information
Tax Extension Information
Tax Relief FAQs
Federal Payroll Tax Credits
The CARES Act - US Department of the Treasury (CARES Act summaries, FAQ's and One-Sheeters)
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
CORONAVIRUS GUIDELINES - The President's Coronavirus Guidelines for America
FEMA - How to Help (Donations, Volunteering, Private Sector)
Experience Columbia SC
Grants for Airports and Tourism
SCBIO in Action: Responding to COVID-19
SC Grant Relief for Musicians
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Guidance for Employers to Plan and Respond to the Coronavirus
Coronavirus Workplace Tips for Employees
US Travel Association
US Travel CARES Act Relief Resources
CARES Act Stabilization Fund
South Carolina Chamber of Commerce
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Relief for Commercial Real Estate Investors and Tenants Impacted by COVID-19
Rent Abatements and Other Relief for COVID-19 Business Disruptions?
Stroock Special Bulletin
Retail Leases Can be Negotiated with Landlords Amid COVID-19: Expert