Resources for Small Businesses
This section includes links to information about preparedness and recovery, marketing, advice for owners, and more.
Reopening Main Street strategies for businesses as they begin opening up.
Institute for Local Self-Reliance has a small business toolkit.
3 Types of Marketing Videos you can make remotely.
Corona Virus Main Street Resources - Main Street America
Small Business Relief Programs - Forbes
Google for Small Business has tips for updating digital profiles and communicating with customers and employees.
Building Owners and Managers Association International - Coronavirus Resource Center with information for tenants and building owners and managers.
NextDoor shared some ideas for how small business owners can stay connected to customers.
Kaufman Family Foundation - Guide for small businesses
Families First Coronavirus Response Act - This legislation will take effect on April 1, 2020 and will impact small businesses with fewer than 500 employees. Businesses with fewer than 50 employees can apply for exemption.
Kaiser Family Foundation - summary of key provisions
National Law Review - tips for small business owners
US Chamber of Commerce - what you need to know
Temporary Assistance for Restaurant & Bar Employees
Furlough Kitchen in Dallas is a nonprofit providing meals to hospitality industry workers.
Restaurant Workers’ Community Foundation – List of resources
Southern Smoke is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit offering support to the food and beverage industry in crisis. The organization was founded in 2017. Application
Texas Restaurant Relief Fund was started by the Texas Restaurant Association.
US Chamber of Commerce
Small Business Preparedness Expanded Guide
Coronavirus Response Toolkit from the US Chamber of Commerce
3/50 Project - Free graphics and information.
American Independent Business Alliance - Free graphics and information.