COVID-19 Resource Update and Information Exchange

The impact of COVID-19 on businesses is immense. While the federal government has passed legislation in an attempt to curb the impact, it may be overwhelming for businesses and individuals to comprehend the options available.

Virginia Community Capital partnered with the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) and Virginia Small Business Development Center Network (SBDC Network) to host multiple weekly update webinars and office hours, announce new programs and resources, and to assist Virginia’s business community.

Click the links below to view recorded versions of each webinar.


PPP Loan Forgiveness Explained This free webinar was presented in partnership by Virginia Community Capital, the U.S. Small Business Administration, and the Small Business Development Center Network.
COVID-19 Resources for Businesses and Communities Presented by Jody Keenan, State Director of the SBDC Network, and Rebecca Rowe, Associate Director of DHCD’s Community Revitalization Department.
COVID-19: What It Means For Employers & Employees  Presented by Brydon DeWitt, Charlie Alvis and Yiorgos Koliopoulos at Williams Mullen, a full-service law firm serving the Mid-Atlantic and beyond.
Staying in Touch with Customers During COVID-19 without Getting Lost in the Crowd Presented by Stephanie Keener with the Lynchburg Small Business Development Center.
Government Partners Updates Presented by VA Dept of Housing and Community Development (DHCD), the USDA, and the SBDC Network.
Virginia Tourism Resources Presented by Steve Gaylean from VA Tourism Corporation.
Reopening Post-COVID-19 Presented by Malissa Short, Rapid Response/Rapid Reemployment Manager and Michael Abraham, EO Federal Monitor with the Virginia Employment Commission, and Sarah Milston, CEO and Founder of The Spark Mill.
How Can Main Street Thrive After COVID-19? Presented by Rebecca Rowe from DHCD and National Main Street.
Getting My Business Back on Track Presented by Sarah Milston of The Spark Mill.