COVID-19 Business Resources

In an effort to share the latest information available regarding COVID-19 – specifically to items of interest to our business community – the City of Apache Junction has compiled a list of resources.

Small Business and Non-Profit Grant Program

City Council has approved roughly $1.2 million to be allocated for economic relief for small businesses and non-profits. Click here for more information.


Temporary Local Allowances for Additional Restaurant Seating & Business Signage (City Council Resolution 20-22)

Resolution No. 20-22

Payroll Protection Program (PPP) - Loan Forgiveness Application - Submit to your lender for loan forgiveness 

Restaurant Reopening Guide (best practices to help you map out a plan)

Restaurant Reopening Guide

CARES Act Readiness Program for Small Businesses (free training to help you access COVID relief funds) 

Arizona Small Business Boot Camp (free webinar series to address COVID business impacts - live and recorded sessions) 

Arizona Commerce Authority Business Resources and Up-To-Date Business Guidance 

SBA Loan Forgiveness Guidance (latest information from SBA on requirements for loan forgiveness)

Loan Forgiveness PDF

Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) Nine Resources for Small Business During COVID 

Local First Arizona (free small business consulting, webinars, and resources specifically for locally owned small business)

Active SBA Lenders Located in Arizona

SBA Lenders List

Small Business Administration Guidance & Loan Resources 

Reopening Guidance & Best Practices for the Retail Real Estate Industry

Reopening Best Practices

Restore Your Economy (reopening guidance by industry)  

Pinal County Small Business Development Center Contact

Central Arizona SBDC, Katie Boddy, Center Director, (520) 494-6610,,


Return Stronger - Employee tools to prepare for what’s next 

Applying for Unemployment – Department of Economic Security

Employment - PipelineAZ Real Time Job Openings 

Employment – Arizona Companies with Immediate Openings

Employers Looking for Employees – List available jobs on job board


World Health Organization – COVID-19 Updates

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Pinal County Public Health COVID-19 Information

Latest News Releases from the Arizona Office of the Governor

Arizona Together Initiative - Resources for Arizona Families and Businesses

Arizona Commerce Authority – COVID-19 Arizona Business Resources

Arizona League of Cities and Towns – COVID-19 State and Federal Resources & Information

University of Arizona– Data Tracking and Indicators for Arizona Economy Amid COVID-19

Daily Arizona Updates– Arizona Department of Health Services

Main Street America - COVID-19 District and Downtown Resources