Resources, Grants and Information Relevant to COVID-19

Buchanan County Economic Development strives to provide relevant links to assist businesses and industries with the most relevant information available concerning COVID-19.  Below you will find links to grants and loans available as well as links to relevant information that we hope can answer questions and help to guide you through this unprecedented time.

Information, Legislation and Proclamations From Gov. Reynolds Concerning COVID-19

COVID-19 Specific Grants and Loans Currently Available

  1. Shop Iowa! is available for free for 1 year for Retail Businesses.  Click HERE for details and to sign up.

  2. Iowa Eviction and Foreclosure Prevention Program 

  3. Small Business Utility Disruption Prevention Program  Grants up to $7500 for small businesses in the payment of utility bills.  Click HERE for details and eligibility. Extended to October 31st!

  4. DHS Grant Funding Opportunities for Child Care ProvidersDHS Child Care Business Survey Results

  5.  SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) For Ag, Business, Private Non-Profits – Ends September 30th!

  6. CDBG Grant for Communities and Counties COVID-19 Response

  7. Round 2 Economic Injury Disaster Loan Emergency Advance (EIDLEA)

  8. Additional State Funding Options Still Available – Iowa Business Recovery Assistance Page

  9. Deferring Payroll Tax Obligations Memorandum

  10. Sample Resolution for Local Government Relief Fund Application

Small Business Administration (SBA) Links

Links to relevant resources, sites and articles

Unemployment Information and Links for Employers and Employees

CARES Act Aid Package and Information (National Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security)

Links to Iowa Department of Health and COVID-19 update sites