COVID-19 Resources

7-31-2020 Update
COVID-19 Plan Directive #5

6-25-2020 Update
Where can I get a COVID-19 Test? – Click Here

5-20-2020 Updates
COVID-19 Plan Directive #4
Gov. Evers Announces $75 Million We’re All In Grant Program and Initiative to Spur Wisconsin’s Economic Recovery, Promote Safe Business Practices
WEDC adds protective equipment makers to Wisconsin Supplier Network website
SBA PPP Loan Forgiveness Information
SBA PPP Loan Forgiveness Application


5-15-2020 Updates
Wisconsin Safety Council Releases 8 Step Guide to Keep Employees Safe
Supreme Court of Wisconsin Ruling

5-14-2020 Green Lake County Reopen Recommendations
Green Lake County Reopen Recommendations

5-12-2020 Green Lake County Proclamation
Proclamation Declaring State of Emergency

5-11-2020 Updates
WEDC Ethnic Minority Emergency Grant for ethnic minority owned businesses with five or fewer employees
Treasury, IRS, and Labor announce plan to implement COVID related paid leave for workers and tax credits for small and midsize businesses
Gov. Evers Announces Best Practices and Safety Guidelines for Wisconsin Businesses
WEDA Road to Recovery recommendations for business recovery and economic restoration plan
Wisconsin Restaurant Association Reopening Resources
Wisconsin Online Global Programs and grant resources webinar Tuesday May 19th

5-5-2020 Updates
SBA EIDL advance online portal is open for agricultural businesses only
Main Street Lending Program
Preparing Your Business for Recovery free webinar from WEDA
OSHA Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19
USDA Rural Development COVID-19 Resources
Fortifi Bank Makes Grant Money Available Amid COVID-19
Alliant Energy- Energy Assistance Flyer

4-30-2020 Updates
Going Live: Small Business Streaming on Social Media Tips
Emergency Order # 34 impacting curb-side drop-off, outdoor recreational rentals, and car washes
National Travel and Tourism Week information and toolkit
Gov. Evers Directs DNR to Reopen Several State Parks and Forests with Special Conditions
WEDC Wisconsin Ready plan to provide resources, including where to find PPE
WHEDA awards $31.9 million in federal and state housing tax credits

Department of Workforce Development is encouraging Wisconsin employers to consider Wisconsin’s updated Work-Share Program to avoid worker layoffs, click here for more info

4-24-2020 Updates
National Restaurant Association Restaurant Industry “Blueprint for Recovery”
Back to Business Article
Back to Business Proposed Program Outline
Back to Business Proposed Program Presentation

4-21-2020 Updates
USDA Forbearance Guidance for Multifamily Borrower
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Save Small Business Funding Source
Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce COVID-19 Update Webinar Featuring U.S. Senator Ron Johnson on Wednesday April 22, 2020 at 10am. Sign up Here
Modified Campground Operations in Tri-County
Guidance for Restaurants During Emergency Order No. 5
Guidance for Grocery, Retail Food Operations Following ‘Safer at Home’ Order
Operating Lodging Establishments Following Emergency Order No. 12
Cleaning and Disinfecting after a confirmed COVID-19 case

4-20-2020
Campground Opening Plan
DHS Cleaning and Disinfecting handout
Grocery Retail Food Safer at Home
Lodging Tips
Restaurants Tips

4-17-2020 Updates
COVID-19 Funding Opportunities in Wisconsin Spreadsheet
Wisconsin Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA)
SBDC Tips for Businesses on Responding to the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic
Unemployment Updates due to COVID-19

4-16-2020 Updates
Update on the Wisconsin Economy UW-Madison
Wisconsin Act 185 Summary of the provisions most important to businesses
Governor Evers removes barriers to tourism industry economic support

4-14-2020 Updates
USDA COVID-19 Federal Rural Resource Guide
E-Commerce 101 Guide from WEDC

4-9-2020 Updates
Food Safety in the time of COVID-19: Take-out food
USDA Implements Immediate Measure to Help Rural Businesses Affected by COVID-19
SBA Paycheck Protection Program Application Walkthrough Video
Paycheck Protection Program FAQ
Payroll Protection Program Application Form
Existing SBA Lenders
SBA EIDL Application Walkthrough Video

4-3-2020 Updates
SBDC FAQ for SBA EIDL Funds
DATCP COVID-19 Toolkit
CARES Act Memo
Families First COVID-19 Response Act: Questions & Answers
SBA Paycheck Protection Program

4-2-2020 Updates
NEW NORTH COVID-19 Economic Impact Survey.
Businesses Complete Prior to April 6th

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) FAQ
COVID-19 Response Grant Program for community organizations
Dept. of Revenue announces immediate help for small businesses on sales taxes and other steps to help taxpayers in response to COVID-19
Stimulus Bill from International Economic Development Council
Travel Wisconsin Webinar on Marketing & PR Thursday April 2nd 9am or Friday April 3rd at 9am. Sign up here
NEW Launch Alliance job opportunity website. Please post your job opportunities and share with employees if they are seeking job
10 Commonly Asked Coronavirus Small Business Loan Questions from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce
COVID-19 Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources from SBA
How to get a Payroll Protection Loan
How to apply for SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL)
SBA Disaster Loan Application Instructions
Gener8tor guidance on how to apply for SBA Disaster Loan
SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Application
GoFundMe fundraiser for small businesses
U.S. Department of Treasury Resources COVID-19

3-31-2020 Updates
CARES Act Small Business Guide and Checklist from U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Paycheck Protection Program FAQ for Small Business- U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship
The Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARE Act- U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship
SBA Updated Information on the Paycheck Protection Program
Wisconsin Manufactures & Commerce CARE Act Summary

WEDA Overview of COVID-19 Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Webinar Wednesday April 1, noon- 1pm. Sign up here
CARES Act FAQ from U.S. Travel Association
Wisconsin Manufactures & Commerce COVID-19 Update Webinar Wednesday April 1 from 10 to
11am. Sign up here

3-30-2020 Updates
Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Questions and Answers
Department of Revenue immediate help for small businesses on sales taxes and other steps to help taxpayers in response to COVID-19
Emergency Order #15 Temporarily Bans Foreclosures and Evictions
U.S. Chamber of Commerce COVID-19 Emergency Loans Small Business Guide and Checklist
Wisconsin SBA’s daily webinars to walk you through the application process and answer questions. Register for Monday, March 30 through April 10. All sessions are at 2pm.

3-27-2020 Updates
Wisconsin Restaurant Association COVID-19 Tips to help foodservice operators
Wisconsin Restaurant Association COVID-19 Employee Resources

3-26-2020 Updates
USDA Rural Development Opportunities
U.S. Department of Labor Guidance for COVID-19
UW-Oshkosh Small Business Development Center COVID-19 Resources and Information Email Sign up
International Economic Development Council- First Glance at the Stimulus Bill
Coverage for Delivery Drivers for Restaurants during the COVID-19


ADDITIONAL COVID-19 RESOURCES LINKS

We’re All In – Grant Program

Guidance for Reopening Wisconsin for Business

Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) Covid-19 Business Resources
The website will be updated as funding and resources become available. The website has resources from WEDC, State of Wisconsin, Federal, and other Wisconsin organization.

Safer at Home, Emergency Order #12 has been issued. Businesses should use this webpage to determine if they are essential business.
https://wedc.org/essentialbusiness/

Strategies for Small Businesses and Community Groups from Wisconsin Main Street
https://wedc.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/WEDC_Response-to-COVID_19.pdf

The Wisconsin Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Consultant Sign-up Assist with SBA Loan Application https://centerex.wisconsinsbdc.org/reg.aspx?
There are other resources such as WWBIC and SCORE as well for the application process.

UW-Extension Financial Resources
Division of UWEX Financial Resources

Green Lake County Health and Human Services will continue to offer their programs.
https://www.co.green-lake.wi.us/departments/health-human-services/

Department of Workforce Development- UnemploymentApply Here

Joan Ballweg COVID-19 Resourcesclick here.

Department of Revenue COVID-19 Information and Announcements
https://www.revenue.wi.gov/Pages/News/2020/wi-covid-19.aspx
U.S. Department of Labor
U.S. Department of Treasury Resources COVID-19
Department of Workforce Development-Unemployment Info

Current Funding Opportunities:
Small Business Administration (SBA) Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program: Apply online using this link https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/

Application Walkthrough Video

Paycheck Protection Program: Apply at local bank approved for SBA funding.
Paycheck Protection Program
Application Form
SBA Lenders
Application Walkthrough Video
WEDC Small Business 20/20 Program
KIVA Program
U.S. Bartenders Guild (USBG) National Charitable Foundation Bartender Emergency Assistance Program
Small Business Administration (SBA) Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program
Paycheck Protection Loan