Coronavirus (COVID-19): Relief options and Additional Resources
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Resources for Minnesota Small Businesses Impacted by COVID 19

Minnesota's small businesses are facing an unprecedented economic disruption due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The situaion is extremely fluid with new information coming out almost daily on SBA  Coronavirus Funding Options.  Please visit www.sba.gov/coronavirus for the most up-to-date information. 

We are also sending out frequent updates via our newsletter at www.sba.gov/updates. Be sure to add your zip.

    Additional Funding Options
    SBA’s traditional small business loan programs including 7(a), 504 and microloans are also available to help small businesses.  visit www.sba.gov/funding-programs to learn more.

    State and local area governments are offering funding relief as well. We highly recommend small business owners sign up for local newsletters to stay informed of what's being offered by your municipalities to help meet the needs your small business has right now. You can find links at https://mn.gov/portal/.

    Government Contracting
    If a situation occurs that will prevent small businesses with federal government contracts from successfully performing, they should reach out to their contracting officer and seek extensions before they receive cure notices or threats of termination. SBA’s Business Opportunity Specialist Shaun McClary can help affected small businesses engage with their contracting officer.

    Business Consulting and Mentoring
    Our Resource partners are here to support you! No-cost technical assistance, consulting, and mentorship from any of SBA’s Resource Partners:

    In addition to the resource partners listed above, SBA Microlenders and other local partners are working to help as many small businesses as they can.  Check in with them to learn more.

    Other Federal Agencies
    For information on all federal programs, visit www.usa.gov/coronavirus or www.usa.gov/espanol/coronavirus (en Español).

    Minnesota State Agencies and Organizations

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