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Dominion Energy expands EnergyShare program to assist small businesses – Application period opens September 1

Albemarle County enacts temporary policies for sign permits and outdoor seating – Supporting businesses adapting service due to COVID-19

Reopening

Forward Virginia Phase Three: Overview | Detailed guidelines

Questions about coronavirus safety? Call the Thomas Jefferson Health District COVID-19 hotline at 434-972-6261.

Printable signage and resources from Virginia Department of Health (scroll down)

Albemarle County enacts temporary policies for sign permits and outdoor seating – Supporting businesses adapting service due to COVID-19

Virginia COVID-19 Workplace Safety Rules Now In Effect – Law and the Workplace report, July 27

Charlottesville and Albemarle have passed emergency ordinances, effective August 1, to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

UVA Announces Details of Plan for Virus Prevention, Detection and Response – UVA Today, July 16

Funding

>> Dominion Energy expands EnergyShare program to assist small businesses – Application period opens September 1

>> REBUILD! VA Small Business Grant Program – Small businesses and non-profits whose normal operations were disrupted by COVID-19 may be eligible for up to $10,000. Application opens August 10.

>> Community Recovery & Catalyst Grants – Awards through Charlottesville Area Community Foundation (CACF) up to $50,000 for community organizations in response to COVID-19, especially as they support vulnerable communities. Application deadline August 14.

>> Albemarle County Announces Lift Grant to Support Local Small Businesses – Submit an inquiry today to be notified when applications open; webinar for applicants July 27.

>> Financial Resources list (scroll down) from Charlottesville Office of Economic Development

>> List of Private and Corporate Resources (grants and assistance) from Central Virginia Small Business Development Center (CVSBDC)

>> Summary Memo on Local, State & Federal Resources & Financial Relief Available to Nonprofits from Center for Nonprofit Excellence (CNE)

Funding Guides and Resources

>> PPP Loan Forgiveness Worksheet & Resources from Central Virginia SBDC

>> Central Virginia Small Business Development Center (CVSBDC) COVID-19 Business Resource Guide

>> Central VA SBDC 15 minute video overview of CARES Act for small businesses (April 26)

>> Center for Nonprofit Excellence (CNE) resources for nonprofits

>> Practical advice to manage cash flow and expenses right now

Webinars

Virginia SBDC Webinar Series: Refocus and Rebuild
Thursdays, August 6-October 29, Noon Register

U.S. Chamber Path Forward Series: Navigating the Return to Work
Thursdays ongoing, 3pm EST. Register & access past recordings


Decoding the CARES Act – Recorded 4/9/20 by CVSBDC & CBIC. Watch now

Preserving Your Team in the Age of Social Distancing – Recorded 4/7/20 by DisruptHR/Charlottesville. Watch now

Live Call with Senator Tim Kaine – Recorded 4/6/20. Watch now

COVID-19 News