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COVID-19 Resources for Businesses

Due to the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, the Frisco EDC shares the following links for business and community related resources.

The City of Frisco maintains pertinent up-to-date information relevant to the progression of prevention efforts in the community. The City of Frisco is in two counties, Collin and Denton, and both counties have issued emergency declarations. The City of Frisco is applying Denton County’s definition of “essential businesses” to its STAY AT HOME notice. Read the Denton County STAY AT HOME order in its entirety. In addition, the City of Frisco has produced this guide for convenient reference of essential services. This is not an exhaustive list.

The Frisco Chamber of Commerce provides relevant business information for local employers affected by interruptions caused by preventative measures.

Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas (WSNCT) is dedicated to working with employers and job seekers during this time of uncertainty. Visit the WSNCT Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information and Updates site for information and updates regarding localized services available to businesses and workforce affected by operation interruptions.

The Texas Workforce Commission offers resources to employers and job seekers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Resources for employers can be found by clicking here. Resources for job seekers can be found by clicking here.

Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) are available to assist local businesses. For Collin County businesses, visit Collin SBDC or call 972-985-3770. For Denton County businesses, visit North Central Texas SBDC or call 940-498-6470.

The Small Business Administration (SBA) has designated COVID-19 as a qualifying event for the provision of Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) for businesses and private non-profits in affected communities. The SBA Economic Injury Disaster Declaration for Texas has been approved. This should allow access to the EIDL program for the entire state of Texas. Applications are required for consideration. Click here for more information and the application.

Paycheck Protection Program is an SBA loan designed to provide direct incentive for small businesses to keep workers on the payroll. SBA will forgive loans if all employees are kept on the payroll for eight weeks and the money is used for payroll, rent, mortgage interest or utilities. PPP is available April 3, 2020 through June 30, 2020. Click here for more information and to apply.