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1111 East Broad St. Suite 203 
Columbus, OH 43205 
Phone: (614) 645-4764 
Fax: (614) 645-6669 
Hours:  M-F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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SBA Restaurant Revitalization Fund The U.S. Small Business Administration Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) is established by The American Rescue Plan Act to provide funding to help restaurants and other eligible businesses keep their doors open.

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Get CBUS Online Can't Stop Columbus has partnered with individuals who make up the group, Get CBUS Online.  They are a pro bono digital agency offering services to local businesses to help them launch an online presence during the COVID-19 crisis.

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The Women’s Small Business Accelerator (WSBA) The WSBA has established a Business Crisis Team to provide free assistance to women in Central Ohio whose businesses are struggling to survive this crisis.

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Office of Small Business of Entrepreneur Development and Hicks Partners Office of Small Business of Entrepreneur Development and Hicks Partners have been gathering COVID-19 resources for small businesses into a PDF called the COVID-19 Small Business Resource Guide.  It has many of the basic Federal, State and Local resources for Employers and Employees.

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City of Columbus' Community and Emergency Relief Resources Due to the impact of COVID-19 on our community, the City of Columbus has compiled a list of resources for residents affected by this health emergency, as well as information on how you can help and support your neighbors.

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US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) authorized the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) to implement an immediate foreclosure and eviction moratorium for single family homeowners with FHA-insured mortgages.

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Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Coronavirus Tax Relief The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service are providing special payment relief to individuals and businesses in response to the COVID-19 Outbreak. 
The US tax filing deadline is extended from April 15 to July 15, 2020.
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Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) - SharedWork Ohio Program SharedWork Ohio is a voluntary layoff aversion program. It allows workers to remain employed and employers to retain trained staff during times of reduced business activity. Under a SharedWork Ohio plan, the participating employer reduces affected employees’ hours in a uniform manner.
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The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services has extended unemployment benefits for those impacted by Coronavirus
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US Small Business Administration Disaster Loan Assistance (SBA) The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering designated states and territories low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Need help filling out the application? Access these step-by-step instructions 
More information:  Click HERE to apply now. 

One Columbus One Columbus has designed a resource to help the economic development leaders, employers and the workforce in the Columbus Region respond to the challenges of COVID-19. One Columbus would like to help those seeking answers, as well as help to protect health in the community.
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Additional Updates Visit for the latest official health information and for a full list of the nation’s government response, including safety, business and tax tips, worker assistance and more.