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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.
The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber will continue its programming to support businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic with a Tele-Town Hall on Friday, April 3, at 10 a.m.
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.
Data can give a company that needed edge to survive in trying times. That is especially true now, as businesses are facing challenges they never dreamed of facing even months ago.
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.