COVID-19 Resources

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Updated April 1, 2020 11:40 am 

During this unprecedented global health crisis, Uptown Greenwood, remains committed to serving and promoting our local businesses.  Below is a list of resources that may prove helpful for your business as we navigate thee challenging times.  This list will be maintained and updated as new information becomes available.  We stand with our local businesses, ready to assist in whatever ways we can.

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Small Business Funding

  • The Small Business Administration’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan program provides small businesses with working capital loans of up to $2 million that can provide vital economic support to small businesses to help overcome the temporary loss of revenue they are experiencing. Since Governor McMaster’s declaration of a state of emergency, this funding is now available to all qualifying small business owners in all 46 counties of South Carolina. The deadline to apply for these low-interest loan funds is December 21, 2020.   Learn more.
  • Facebook is offering $100M in cash grants and ad credits through their Small Business Grants Program. Learn more.
  • Opportunityfund.org has enacted a Small Business Relief Fund specifically targeted towards women- and minority-owned business owners. This organization also offers emergency loan funding for small business owners. Learn more.
  • GoFundMe and Yelp have teamed up to help small businesses raise funds through GoFundMe.  Small businesses may also apply for a $500 matching grant, paid out when the business's fundraiser reaches $500.  Learn more.

Small Business Response Resources

  • The South Carolina Dept. of Commerce and South Carolina Emergency Management. Learn More.
  • Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Information. Click here.
  • US Chamber of Commerce COVID-19 Response. Click here.
  • US Dept. of Labor COVID-19 Resources. Click here.
  • National Federation for Independent Businesses COVID-19 Resources. Click Here.
  • South Carolina Chamber of Commerce Resources. Click here.
  • US Chamber of Commerce Reliance Tip Sheet. Click here.
  • Three Step Process for SBA Disaster Loan Program. Click here.
  • South Carolina Dep. of Revenue Tax Information. Click here.
  • Department of Employment and Workforce Resources. Click here.

Restaurant Information

  • South Carolina DHEC Food Service Restrictions.  Click here.
  • Municipal Assoc. of South Carolina Restaurant Safety Enforcement Information. Click here.
  • South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce Unemployment Assistance. Click Here.
  • Restaurant Workers Community Foundation. Click here.

Retail Information

Marketing Resources

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