Business and Industry Resources and Information Relevant to COVID-19

The COVID-19 (Corona Virus) has drastically impacted our personal lives as well as businesses and industries throughout Buchanan County, the state, the nation and the world.  We at Buchanan County Economic Development want to provide you relevant links to assist businesses and industries with the most relevant information available.  Below you will find links that we hope can answer your 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

NEW – USDA Coronavirus Food Assistance Program Explained

How to Apply for the USDA Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

Additional Information and Details on USDA Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

Ag businesses are now eligible for SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL)

Round 2 PPP Paycheck Protection Program Link – Began April 27th 

Guidelines for Forgiveness of PPP loans as of 5-26-2020

PPP Loan Forgiveness Application

Round 2 Economic Injury Disaster Loan Emergency Advance (EIDLEA)OPEN FOR AG BUSINESS ONLY

CDBG Grant for Communities and Counties COVID-19 Response

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

Small Business Administration (SBA) Links

Iowa Small Business Relief Fund  Program Awards Round 1, 2 and 3

Unemployment Information and Links for Employers and Employees

Links to relevant resources, sites and articles

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

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