COVID-19 Updates and Resources

Maricopa SBDC Is OPEN – Virtually

How we can support you:

Our offices are open – virtually.  We are here to help, so don’t hesitate to call or email.  We can meet with you via Zoom teleconference, phone or other virtual channel.

Request Counseling

As the COVID-19 situation evolves, we have moved all consulting meetings online or on phone for the foreseeable future. If you already have a consulting appointment, we will be contacting you with options for video, phone or email delivery.

**Please note that the ESTIMATED DISASTER ECONOMIC INJURY WORKSHEET FOR BUSINESSES is no longer needed.  

SBA Disaster Loan Assistance

Please stay well and compassionate.

Our Team is concerned about your business and want to help!

Resources available — CONTINUALLY UPDATED

As we continue to monitor the fluid and rapidly evolving COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation, the health and safety of our employees, partners, clients, and people in the communities where we operate remains our top priority.

Currently, it remains a fluid situation and will continue to keep our website updated with the latest developments.

ASBDC/ACA/SBA/SBDC RESOURCES:

SBA Disaster Loans:

SBA Lenders (Arizona):

SBA Paycheck Protection Program (PPP):

SBA Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources:

Maricopa Small Business Development Center (SBDC):

America’s SBDC Coronavirus Information for Small Businesses:

FEDERAL RESOURCES:

FMLA Updates:

IRS:

In addition to postponing the deadline for tax payments, the filing deadline has now been postponed until July 15, 2020.  Consequently, the due date for filing Federal income tax returns and making Federal income tax payments due April 15, 2020, is automatically postponed to July 15, 2020.  Affected Taxpayers do not have to file Forms 4868 or 7004.

Department of Labor:

U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship

OTHER RESOURCES:

Arizona Commission on the Arts (Emergency Relief Grants for Arizona Artists and Arts Professionals):

  • https://azarts.gov/news/emergency-relief-fund-for-arizona-artists-and-arts-professionals/

Arizona Employment Opportunities:

Arizona@Work is maintaining a database of employers who are looking to hire immediately.

Additional Employment Resources:

AZ Together.org

  • ArizonaTogether.org, serves as the centralized location for Arizonans to find help or provide support during the COVID-19 outbreak.

CDC:

DES:

Export and Trade Assistance:

Facebook:

Families First:

Local First Arizona:

Maricopa Community Colleges Community Resources:

OSHA:

211.org:

211 is a vital service that connects millions of people to help every year:

United Way:

US Chamber of Commerce: