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.

HELPFUL RESOURCES:

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

https://content.sba.gov/sites/default/files/2020-05/3245-0407%20SBA%20Form%203508%20PPP%20Forgiveness%20Application.pdf 

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)

http://caresactaz.com/ 

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

https://www.azcommerce.com/small-business-boot-camp/ 

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

https://www.azcommerce.com/covid-19/ 

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

https://www.gpec.org/blog/nine-cares-act-resources-for-small-businesses/ 

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

https://www.localfirstaz.com/covid19

Active SBA Lenders Located in Arizona

SBA Lenders List

Small Business Administration Guidance & Loan Resources 

https://www.sba.gov/page/coronavirus-covid-19-small-business-guidance-loan-resources 

Reopening Guidance & Best Practices for the Retail Real Estate Industry

Reopening Best Practices

Restore Your Economy (reopening guidance by industry) 

https://restoreyoureconomy.org/index.php?src=gendocs&ref=How%20to%20Re-Open%20  

Pinal County Small Business Development Center Contact

Central Arizona SBDC, Katie Boddy, Center Director, (520) 494-6610, katherine.boddy@centralaz.edu, https://www.azsbdc.net/


EMPLOYMENT:

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

https://www.azcommerce.com/returnstronger/ 

Applying for Unemployment – Department of Economic Security

https://des.az.gov/services/coronavirus

Employment - PipelineAZ Real Time Job Openings

https://covid19.pipelineaz.com/ 

Employment – Arizona Companies with Immediate Openings

https://arizonaatwork.com/newsroom/all/arizona-employers-immediate-openings

Employers Looking for Employees – List available jobs on job board

https://arizonaatwork.com/newsroom/all/resources-employers-and-businesses


RELIABLE INFORMATIONSOURCES:

World Health Organization – COVID-19 Updates

https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/events-as-they-happen

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

https://www.cdc.gov/

Pinal County Public Health COVID-19 Information

https://www.pinalcountyaz.gov/publichealth/Pages/NovelCoronavirus.aspx

Latest News Releases from the Arizona Office of the Governor

https://azgovernor.gov/news-releases

Arizona Together Initiative - Resources for Arizona Families and Businesses

https://arizonatogether.org/

Arizona Commerce Authority – COVID-19 Arizona Business Resources

https://www.azcommerce.com/covid-19

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

http://www.leagueaz.org/e/covid_19/

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

https://www.azeconomy.org/

Daily Arizona Updates– Arizona Department of Health Services

https://www.azdhs.gov/preparedness/epidemiology-disease-control/infectious-disease-epidemiology/index.php#novel-coronavirus-home

Main Street America - COVID-19 District and Downtown Resources

https://www.mainstreet.org/howwecanhelp/resourcecenter/covid19resources?fbclid=IwAR36obhBcMMgyypOh72cho3HuqWTwKZVX72_8c-xZIleOjU_GjEP_4QLArg#MainStreetToolsandResources