COVID-19 Resources for Businesses, Employees

The EDASC COVID-19 Resources Guide for Businesses & Workers is now available. Click here to view the newest version of the guide, which will be updated regularly. UPDATED June 29, 2020.

EDASC is asking business owners to complete this Skagit County Economic Impact Survey. They survey will help inform EDASC's Skagit County Economic Recovery Strategic Plan, a countywide playbook guiding economic renewal in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic

Below is a list of COVID-19 resource list for businesses and workers. This list will continue to be updated.


Loans

Small Business Administration: Disaster loan assistance Link

Small Business Administration: Lender Match helps you find lenders Link

State Department of Financial Institutions: Financial resources for Washington residents impacted by COVID-19 Link

Skagit County Loan Fund: Low-interest loans for Skagit County small businesses up to $25,000 Link

Paycheck Protection Program: An SBA loan helping businesses keep their workforce employed Link

 

Business Assistance

Association of Washington Businesses: COVID-19 Employer Resources Webinar Series Link

Chmelik Sitkin & Davis P.S.: Business interruption insurance for COVID-19 claims Link

Employment Security Department: For businesses affect by COVID-19 Link

FEMA: Starter kit for reconstituting operations Link

Skagit County: Latest novel coronavirus outbreak information link

Skagit County & EDASC: Skagit business best practices Link

Small Business Administration: Export assistance Link

Small Business Administration: Guide to the CARES Act Link

Small Business Development Center: Business survival strategies Link

Small Business Development Center: Business resiliency webinar Link

Spokane Regional Health District: Cleaning for health in a business Link

State Department of Commerce: Export assistance Link

State Department of Commerce: Small business crisis planner Link

State Department of Commerce: Insurance for businesses, events Link

State Employment Security Department: Layoff assistance Link

State Department of Labor & Industries: Request a safety and health consultation Link

Washington Governor: Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers Link

Washington Governor: COVID-19 Reopening Guidance for Businesses and Workers Link

Grants

City of Mount Vernon: Microenterprise grants Link

City of Sedro-Woolley: Small-business grants Link

Skagit Publishing: Community Grant Program Link

Skagit Valley Disaster Relief Fund: These grants are for charitable organizations and agencies Link

Social Justice Fund: Grants of up to $2,000 to help grassroots organizations Link

Town of Lyman: Small-business grants Link

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation: Small Business Recovery grant program Link

Business for All: This grant offers up to $10,000 for small businesses Link

Verizon Small Business Recovery Fund: Grants of up to $10,000 for small business Link

 

Workers

Employment Security Department: For workers affected by COVID-19 Link

Employment Security Department: Eligibility Checker Link Link

State Department of Health: What to do if you have confirmed or suspected coronavirus disease Link

State Labor & Industries: Novel Coronavirus Outbreak (COVID-19) Resources Link

State: Paid family and medical leave program Link

State Employment Security Department: Layoff assistance Link


Click here for National and Federal Resources