Small Business Resources

New information and resources will be posted as they become available.  We have provided links in blue so that you may access the latest available information.

City of Decatur Small Business Loan/Grant Assistance Program - Application Deadline November 30, 2020

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EDA CARES funding is available through the NARCOG Small Business Fund

Funds are available for existing businesses now.  

  • 0% interest for the duration of the loan
  • Loan terms of 5 to 10 years
  • Funds may be used for working capital, rent, utilities, other COVID related expenses

Call our Small Business Fund Coordinator at 256-355-4515, ext 228 to see how we can assist your business.

US Small Business AdministrationWe support America's small businesses. The SBA connects entrepreneurs with lenders and funding to help them plan, start and grow their business.

https://www.sba.gov/page/coronavirus-covid-19-small-business-guidance-loan-resources

* The number for deaf or hearing impaired individuals to call is: 800-877-8339. 

U.S. Chamber of Commercethe latest resources, guidance and insights to protect American businesses, workers and families.

https://www.uschamber.com/co/start/strategy/business-owner-tips-coronavirus-pandemic

US Chamber Small Business Loan Guide

The Department of Labor has published a series of fact sheets and Q&A on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).  https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic

Centers for Disease Control - the nation's health protection agency.

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/organizations/businesses-employers.html

Alabama Business Resources

Alabama Small Business Commission launched the Atlas Alabama website to serve small business owners in the state.

Go to Atlas Alabama website

Alabama Department of Laborinformation on state income tax extension, taxes due and unemployment claims. https://www.labor.alabama.gov/

Made in Alabama: Alabama Department of Commerce - In collaboration with our state and federal partners, the Department has assembled a comprehensive list of resources related to the COVID-19 response to assist Alabama employers and workers.  https://www.madeinalabama.com/why-alabama/covid-19-resources/

Alabama Small Business Development Center

www.asbdc.org 

 

CONTACT US

256-355-4515
800-682-8604

MAILING ADDRESS

Post Office Box C
Decatur, Alabama 35602

VISIT US

216 Jackson Street SE
Decatur, Alabama 35601

OFFICE HOURS

Monday-Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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