The SBA will work directly with state Governors to provide targeted, low-interest loans to small businesses and non-profits that have been severely impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The governmental affairs liaison to the USOPC has suggested that businesses apply as soon as possible. There have been reports that the website is very slow due to the deluge of applications (and may crash so save your work often).
From Nielsen Training & Consulting
How Nonprofits Can Utilize the New Federal Laws Dealing with COVID-19 from Nonprofit Quarterly
Virtual Meetings Untangled Free PDF download from BoardSource
Going Virtual Fast & Well blog from BoardSource on running a virtual meeting
Responding to COVID-19: Building the “New Normal” blog from BoardSource (includes a number of good additional resources at the conclusion of the blog)
How to Build a Culture of Inquiry During the COVID-19 Crisis blog from BoardSource
How Nonprofits and Board Members Can Respond to COVID-19 Questions from the nonprofit sector and additional resources from BoardSource
CARES Act: What Small Businesses Need to Know from the US Chamber of Commerce
Initial Analysis of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) from the National Council of Nonprofits
CARES Act- SBA's New Paycheck Protection Program for Small Business & Nonprofits from Knight Public Affairs (a Wisconsin Swimming government affairs/relations Consultant)
ASCA hosted a great panel with Paul Silver, Tim Bauer & Ian Murray to talk about how they are transitioning back into the water and adhering to local, state & federal guidelines.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has provided A Step-By-Step Explainer for navigating the PPP Loan Forgiveness Process.
The National Federation of State High School Associations & The Sports Medicine Advisory Committee guidance for opening up high school athletics and activities.
The United States Swim School Association recommendations for returning to swim lessons.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce provides a Playbook for Your Small Business- Ready to Reopen
How to Effectively Communicate Your Reopening Plans to Customers by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce
We have heard a number of different ideas: