The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have recently published an update to their guidelines, which includes strategies and recommendations for employers responding to COVID-19 (including those seeking to resume normal or phased business operations). Click here for the May 6, 2020 update.
In an effort to assist our entrepreneurial and small business community during today’s uncertain economy, the City of Hollywood is now offering a virtual edition of this free program.
Designed to guide early-stage entrepreneurs with the necessary steps to launch a business, our FastTrac® Start-Up Program will also assist existing businesses to develop a plan around new lines of products and services to better adapt to COVID-19 challenges.
Interested applicants should submit comprehensive descriptions and responses to questions in order to strengthen the application and increase chances of acceptance. Include your past work experience as it relates to your business idea, experience and knowledge in the industry, knowledge of target market, and any steps taken towards launch.
The SBA's application portal for PPP is now live. Click here to learn more about this federal business assistance program.
Use this search tool to find nearby lenders eligible to issue a PPP loan. Due to high demand for this program, we advise you to contact your lender(s) and confirm if PPP applications are still being accepted.