During this time of coronavirus, we will be distributing The Monday Report, with updates to assist your communities and organizations.
The Monday Report
A recording of Friday's Telephone Town Hall Meeting with Washington State Commerce and SEC  is now available. Follow this link for a full recording.

This event was co-sponsored by Greater Spokane Inc & Inland Northwest Partners

STAY TUNED!! Idaho Telephone Town Halls are coming soon!

From the US Chamber of Commerce Foundation
$5k Save Small Businesses Grant Application  
Private funding anticipated to go quickly  
To be eligible, businesses must:
  • Employ between 3 and 20 people
  • Be located in an economically vulnerable community
  • Have been harmed financially by the COVID-19 pandemic

Please take a couple of minutes to fill out the survey and provide data  on various topics such as workforce, production and international business. The data will be used for internal purposes only, like setting strategies and helping to identify solutions REGARDING IMPACTS TO YOUR BUSINESS DUE TO COVID-19.   Please submit your response by end of day Wednesday, April 22, 2020.

Washington Business and Workers 
Washington State Coronavirus Response (COVID-19) Center is a one-stop portal to get information related to the pandemic. Subscribe to alerts, register for webinars, and stay informed.

More Resources
This week, TVW is beginning a series, "The Impact - The Road to Recovery" with host Mike McClanahan focused on businesses and workers. 
All businesses are welcome to attend AWB's weekly COVID-19 Employer Resources Webinar Series on Mondays. In addition, the ERT has started a weekly call on Fridays with key stakeholders statewide in collaboration with the Association of Washington Business.
Archived recordings of the TVW series and the Friday sessions can be found on the Business and Worker page at coronavirus.wa.gov.

WEBINAR: Understanding the Economic Distruption in your Community Caused by COVID-19
Tue, Apr 29, 2020 9:30 AM - 10:30 PM PDT
Emsi will partner with Mid-America EDC for a webinar on understanding the various economic and labor market impacts of COVID-19. They will discuss how to assess and understand the disruption caused by the pandemic to essential and non-essential industries, use economic impact analysis to convey the magnitude of the crisis on businesses, and evaluate ways to pivot your workforce to resilient, in-demand fields.
Can't make it to the webinar? Register to receive a full recording. 

All Idaho SBDC office locations remain open at this time. However, there have been some modifications to how we will conduct face-to-face engagements with our customers and the general public. Please check with your consultant directly about their meeting preference before attending your appointment. Or click here to request an appointment.

Please check here for a full list of resources, updates and aid packages available.

Inland Northwest Partner Investors
INP would like to thank these progressive companies for their commitment to economic development throughout the region:
For more information about becoming an INP Investor, log on to www.inwp.org or contact us at info@inwp.org .