COVID-19 Resources for Individuals and Businesses
Small Business Utility Disruption Prevention Program
ASSISTANCE FOR IOWA SMALL BUSINESSES & NONPROFITS
Governor Reynolds has allocated federal CARES Act funds to assist small businesses and nonprofits economically impacted by COVID-19. The Iowa Economic Development Authority’s Small Business Utility Disruption Prevention Program will provide short-term relief to eligible small businesses and nonprofits that face significant hardship in the payment of utility bills for service provided during the months of disruption to their business.
For more information, and application, please see the link below:
Residential Utility Disruption Prevention Program:
The Iowa Residential Utility Disruption Prevention Program provides eligible households with up to $2,000 towards electric, natural gas and water bills if they are at risk of disconnection due to an inability to pay due to a COVID-19 related loss of income. Payments through the program will be made directly to utility providers and applied to the applicant’s account.
The application deadline is November 20, 2020. Please see link below for more information and an application:
Unemployment information for Employees, Employers and Self-Employed individuals
Paycheck Protection Program and SBA Loan Options for Businesses
Iowa COVID-19 Information
CARES Act Emergency Loans – Small Business Guide and Checklist
Small Business Relief Grant Program & Tax Deferral – Iowa Economic Development
Access to Child Care
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