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. SBA

    SBA EIDL Loans for Small Businesses, Including Sole Proprietors

    Did you know that many small businesses can qualify for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL), including sole proprietors and independent contractors? Read on...
  2. Boots to Business Reboot

    Starting or Growing a Veteran-Owned Business?

    The course provides an overview of entrepreneurship and applicable business ownership fundamentals. Active Duty Service members (including National Guard and Reserve), Veterans of all eras, and spouses are eligible to participate. Additional Info...
  3. Career Technical Initiative
  4. 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
  5. 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...
  6. RRF App Update
  7. RRF portal
  8. 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...
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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