COVID-19 Business Resources

The COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting social distancing precautions are impacting our local economy.  We understand the stress that our businesses and workers are facing given the uncertainty of this outbreak and the disruption of our normal schedules.  The purpose of this site is to communicate important information and share business resources to enable you and your employees to stay safe and informed during these uncertain times.

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  1. Career Technical Initiative
  2. Rapid Re-employment

    Are you Looking For Skilled Labor?

    The Workforce Skills Cabinet and Commonwealth Corporation have launched a Rapid Reemployment Program to fund and scale up existing training vendors; giving them the resources to upskill workers faster—and fill your vacancies! Additional Info...
  3. RRF Last Call

    Last Call: Administrator Guzman Announces Final Push for Restaurant Revitalization Fund Applications

    Qualifying eating establishments should submit applications by the May 24th deadline More Information
  4. SBA Webinar

    SBA Webinar: Pandemic Relief Options for Small Businesses

    Join SBA on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM to Learn More about Pandemic Relief Options for your Small Business. Additional Info...
  5. RRF App Update
  6. RRF portal
  7. SBA Announcement

    Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Application Portal Will Reopen On Saturday, April 24!

    Interested applicants should register for an account in advance at: Additional Info...
  8. RRF Upcoming Webinars


    The American Rescue Plan Act established the RRF to provide funding to help restaurants and other eligible businesses keep their doors open. Read on...
  9. Restaurant Revitalization Fund

    SBA Announces New Details for Restaurant Revitalization Fund

    Ahead of the application launch and over the next two weeks, SBA will establish a 7-day pilot period for the application portal. SBA and district offices across the country will conduct extensive outreach to small businesses interested in applying. Additional Info...
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Do you need Technical Assistance?

Contact the individuals below to schedule a conference call for technical and language assistance for any program or initiative:

  • ENGLISH, please contact Christine McCall at 978-674-1432 
  • PORTUGUESE, please contact Maria Dickinson at 978-674-1435
  • SPANISH, please contact the Entrepreneurship Center @ CTI at
  • KHMER, please contact Kennis Yin-Mor (CMAA) at 978-454-6200 or