CORONAVIRUS UPDATES AND RESOURCES
Your Chamber is committed to supporting you, your business, our community, and the region, during this challenging time. In an effort to keep you informed we have put together this page as a one stop for resources, policy updates, how you can find help, how you can lend a helping hand, as well as what the community and fellow business owners are doing. We will be revising this site regularly as new information and resources become available.
Even if you aren’t a current Chamber Investor, please use this page, these resources, and the Chamber during this trying time. We are a strong community and only by working together will we secure a brighter future for our entire region.
We hope you and your family are staying healthy and proactive as we move forward together. #BetterTogether
Small Business Relief Resources:
The Georgia Chamber hosted SBA Administrator Ashley D. Bell and Director of Government Guaranteed Lending for Synovus Joseph Shuford today to provide a detailed overview of the economic injury relief programs available to small businesses. (Click for call recording)
(3-20-20) Treasury, IRS and Labor Announce Plan to Implement Coronavirus-Related Paid Leave for Workers and Tax Credits for Small and Midsize Businesses to Swiftly Recover the Cost of Providing Coronavirus-Related Leave
United Way has a devoted site that has the most up-to-the minute information on help and assistance services during this difficult and confusing time. It can be accessed via the web, link above, or you can call 211 and get that information as well.
The Coronavirus Response Fund, hosted by Community Foundation of the Chattahoochee Valley in partnership with United Way of the Chattahoochee Valley, will provide flexible resources to organizations in the Columbus area working with our most vulnerable citizens: members of communities who are disproportionately impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the economic consequences of this outbreak. This philanthropic response will work closely with government, business partners and other philanthropic resources to help the Response Fund rapidly deploy resources to community-based organizations at the front lines of our area’s current Coronavirus pandemic.
Curbside & Business Openings
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The Greater Columbus GA Chamber of Commerce seeks to provide access to recommendations, regulations, services and expertise to its members. During the COVID-19 pandemic, this mission remains constant. Prior to acting, members should consult their own professional advisors for information and counsel specific to the individual and unique situations faced by organizations, individuals and corporations. The opinions, interpretations and recommendations of the Greater Columbus GA Chamber of Commerce are informational only and should not be relied upon by the recipient as legal or professional advice. The Greater Columbus GA Chamber of Commerce makes no representations as to the accuracy or reliability of the content contained herein. Users of this information accept any and all risks associated with the use of such information and agree that the Greater Columbus GA Chamber of Commerce has no liability to user.