Online resources, financial aid available to small businesses affected by coronavirus concerns

Shops and restaurants at the Village at Cedar Park shopping center were open March 16. (Brian Perdue/Community Impact Newspaper)
Shops and restaurants at the Village at Cedar Park shopping center were open March 16. (Brian Perdue/Community Impact Newspaper)

Shops and restaurants at the Village at Cedar Park shopping center were open March 16. (Brian Perdue/Community Impact Newspaper)

Area chambers of commerce have been accumulating data to help small businesses that are being affected by coronavirus concerns.

The Cedar Park, Leander and Liberty Hill chambers of commerce have created pages offering tips for local businesses on how to deal with the effect of coronavirus concerns.


The Cedar Park Chamber of Commerce has an online page offering resources for small businesses affected by the coronavirus.

The Leander Chamber of Commerce website is offering a set of links to purchase videoconferencing equipment.

The Liberty Hill Chamber of Commerce on March 17 emailed a list of member restaurants that are offering takeout, curbside and delivery.



The Texas State Small Business Development Center in Austin has created a page that offers disaster relief forms and worksheets to better equip small-business owners with applying for disaster relief.

Facebook is offering $100 million in grants to small businesses, according to Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg. Go to facebook.com/grantsforbusiness to apply for a grant.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce offers an online tool where businesses can create and download their own flyer about the steps they are taking to combat coronavirus spread. The service is free.

To apply for unemployment benefits through the Texas Workforce Commission, visit this page.



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