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.
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.
SBA Paycheck Protection Program provides small businesses with funds to pay up to 8 weeks of payroll costs including benefits. Click here to 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.