Reopening guide, checklists and helpful articles.
Tips for creating a workplace health and safety plan, identifying potential exposure points and more.
With all adults in Texas now eligible to receive one of the approved COVID-19 vaccines, employers can play an important role in communicating with workers about vaccine opportunities. The Partnership created this guide to help employers share key messages about the vaccines and the critical role they play in our community fully reopening and moving past the pandemic.
Resources from health experts to help develop and maintain a safety plan.
This Federal small business loan program supports small businesses’ recovery from the COVID-19 disaster’s economic impacts by providing accessible and borrower-friendly capital.
Step by step example of how to apply for SBA's COVID-19 EIDL program.
Harris County has created a new $30 Million Small Business Relief Fund to support micro and small businesses recovering from the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
TruFund Financial Service, Inc. is one of 13 Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) participating in the SOAR COVID-19 Disaster Recovery Loan Program. These loans provide disaster relief for small businesses in TruFund’s Southeast Region due to the COVID-19 crisis.
Emergency grant program operated by Fort Bend County for businesses within the county.
Created as a key pillar of KKR's COVID-19 Relief Effort, KKR Small Business Builders (SBB) aims to support entrepreneurs and their small businesses around the world. The grants are designed to help business owners sustain their enterprises, maintain or create jobs, and spur economic opportunity as they respond to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis and recover from its resultant economic dislocation.
If you are a small business owner in need of help due to the impacts of COVID, you can submit an application here.
Financial and other resources tied to federal aid packages.
An SBA loan that helps businesses keep their workforce employed during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.
The Small Business Administration, in consultation with the Department of the Treasury, has provided guidance to address borrower and lender questions concerning forgiveness pf Paycheck Protection Program loans, as provided for under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), as amended by the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act (Flexibility Act) and reopened for first and second draw PPP loans by the COVID Relief package passed in December 2020.
The Community Advantage Recovery Loan Program (CARL) is a pilot program to increase SBA-guaranteed loans to small businesses in underserved areas. It is intended to help these small businesses revamp their operations for the COVID-19 environment and/or to build financial resiliency against future disruptions though technical and financial assistance. The Main Street Lending Program is available to for-profit and non-profit businesses impacted by COVID-19.
The SBA is providing a financial reprieve to small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The SBA is offering all designated states and territories a variety of additional resources to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as as a result of COVID-19.
Relief programs and other resources from the State of Texas and local government.
The Office of the Texas Governor provides COVID-19 updates, resources, and information for Texas businesses.
With 14 locations, the University of Houston Texas Gulf Coast SBDC Network open and available to assist small businesses impacted by COVID-19.
Texas Association of Business is working to inform and equip businesses with the most important and up-to-date information to prevent the spread of the virus and prepare businesses for the near and long-term impact.
Information on the vaccination effort locally, including details on appointment availability, populations in each phase and more.
Guiding principles for Texas' COVID-19 vaccine allocation process, which serve as a foundation for the state's initial distribution for COVID-19 vaccines.
Information from Harris County Public Health on vaccination sites and resources.
Houston Methodist's COVID-19 vaccine information page offers information on patient vaccinations, answers to frequently asked questions, helpful resources and a link to Governor Greg Abbott 's COVID-19 vaccine allocation process.
A look at vaccine distribution through TMC institutions.
Discusses the role of employers in communicating about COVID-19 vaccines and helping overcome vaccine hesitancy.
Examines the evolution of public attitudes around the COVID-19 vaccines.
Breaks down how employers can discuss vaccines with employees.
Discusses multiple strategies for encouraging employees to get vaccinated.
Practical advice for encouraging a safe workplace through vaccinations.