Iowa Economic Development Authority Small Business Grants:
Monday, March 23, Governor Reynolds announced a new Iowa Small Business Relief Program that will provide financial assistance including grants to eligible small businesses ranging from $5,000-$25,000 and tax deferrals to any Iowa businesses that have been economically impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Applications will be available at https://www.iowaeconomicdevelopment.com/businessrecoveryon Tuesday, March 24, at 8 a.m. Application deadline is Tuesday, March 31, at 12 p.m.
SBA Business Assistance:
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has issued a disaster declaration for the state of Iowa. The declaration allows pandemic-impacted small businesses to apply for low-interest support loans.