This may be the most helpful matrix to date for small businesses regarding program types, details, where to apply & contact information. I am sending the link, because this document may be modified over time, so be sure to check back:
There are 2.6 million Minnesotans working right now. EO 20-40, developed in consultation with thousands of business leaders, labor leaders, and public health experts, will allow around 20,000 businesses and roughly 80,000 – 100,000 workers to go back to work beginning today Monday, April 27.
In order to reopen, EO 20-40 requires these business to do three things:
1. Create and share with their employees a COVID-19 Preparedness Plan that explains the actions they are taking to ensure social distancing and keep workers safe. The Department of Labor and Industry has created a template plan, which is optional for businesses to use as a starting point.
2. Engage in health screening of employees each day at arrival
3. Continue to use telework whenever possible
The Small Business Administration will resume accepting PPP loan applications at 9:30 am CDT today from approved lenders on behalf of any eligible borrower. SBA has updated
for the program and provided specifics on
calculating maximum loan amounts
by business type.
Business hasn't stopped, and your Chamber hasn't either. We're all in this together.......Stay healthy!