Virginia businesses felt deeply the impact of COVID-19, leaving them to navigate a complex web of stimulus programs alongside a totally new business landscape. Below, you’ll find a collection of talks, podcasts, and webinars designed to help businesses parse the opportunities and next steps available to them.
|Nonprofit Federal Stimulus Webinar||This webinar from the Community Foundation for a Greater Richmond covers federal stimulus available to nonprofits.|
|Partners for Better Communities Podcast||The VA Department of Housing and Community Development records a podcast with Matt Weaver addressing urgent needs with community development block grants during COVID-19.|
|PPP Primer with VCC||The Broad hosts VCC’s Rebecca Richardson for a conversation on the Paycheck Protection Program for small businesses.|
|Online Sales – How Your Business Can Expand Online||Virginia Community Capital partnered with Taking Stock Project Management to present a webinar on various online sales options, how to set up e-commerce systems, understanding security issues, and how to market e-commerce options.|
|Different Needs for Different Businesses – How to Prepare for Reopening||We discuss health and safety requirements and supply chain concerns with the Virginia Department of Health and food suppliers.|
|New Rules for Managing, PPP Fund Management, and Challenges of Doing Business Post-COVID-19||Professionals in insurance, accounting, and OSHA will lead this session, where they’ll share best practices, record keeping, and reporting for PPP loans, as well as health and safety precautions and preparations.|
|For Borrowers: Main Street Lending Program Drop-in Session||The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston hosted this drop in session for potential borrowers in the Main Street Lending Program to ask questions about the program to senior officials from the Federal Reserve.|