Small Business Administration Resources

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). 

Small Business Administration COVID-19 Guidance and Loan Resources Disaster Loan Application


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).

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Resources

Nonprofit Resources

From BoardSource
What Nonprofit Board Members Should Be Doing Right Now to Address the COVID-19 Situation

From Nielsen Training & Consulting

COVID-19: Resources for Nonprofit Leaders

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


Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act)

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)

PPP Loan Forgiveness: What Borrowers Need to Know


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


Club Dues Resources

We have heard a number of different ideas:

  1. “Opt out” versus “Opt in”. Team has said that they will be charging full-price for April unless you notify us and “Opt out”. -Stingray Swim Team

  2. Keep dues as they have been-no change. Proposal for Temporary Adjustment to Business Operations and Training to Board of Directors. -Jets Aquatic Club; also providing a web based training plan"

  3. Be upfront with the parents and define the real dollar needs. -Schroeder YMCA

  4. Teams are charging a percentage of regular dues for April

  5. Some teams are not charging any dues for April

  6. Sample Swim Team COVID Template & communication for correspondence with team

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