The call featured Alliance for Economic Development of OKC President and CEO Cathy O’Connor, Cameron Brewer, vice president at Bancfirst’s Commercial Capital Division and Kent Faison, president of the Commercial Capital Division at Bancfirst.
Apply online April 6-17 for Oklahoma City’s Small Business Continuity Program COVID-19 disaster relief funds
The website is live now with information about qualifications and supporting documentation. Applications will be accepted April 6-17, with funds available beginning in early May.
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Senator James Lankford took some time to speak with Chamber members on the Chamber’s latest COVID-19 Tele-Town Hall phone call yesterday.
Oklahoma City Council to consider $5.5M Small Business Continuity Program for COVID-19 emergency relief
The Alliance for Economic Development of Oklahoma City and the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber built the framework of the proposal, called the Small Business Continuity Program.
To qualify, businesses and non-profits must have a physical presence in Oklahoma, must have suffered or are likely to suffer substantial economic injury as a result of the pandemic, must be independently owned and operated, must not have credit available elsewhere and must meet size standards required by SBA.
Many companies in Oklahoma are hiring people now or will hire more people soon to help keep up with customer demand.
In addition to gathering paperwork, business owners can set up their user name and password at disasterloan.sba.gov and click “Apply online.” Owners can also start filling out the application to have it ready to file once the portal opens.