CORONAVIRUS RESOURCE CENTER
The Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce
Tools to help with the Coronavirus impact
5/1/2020 - Update Order - Click Here
Stay At Home Order 4/1/2020 Click Here
Florida Small Business ToolKit Click here
FROM THE CHAMBER
During this time of change and crisis, the President of the United States, with the guidance of the CDC has requested that all groups of 10+ should postpone events/meetings/gatherings. With that information, please see below:
TECO helps Community with a $1M Grant
Tampa Electric and TECO Peoples Gas are donating $1 million to support Floridians in the communities they serve who have lost their jobs or substantial income as a result of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Click here to apply
To view the Press Release Click Here
City of Tampa Relief Now, Rise Together Program - Click Here
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY SCHOOL RESOURCES
SBA LOANS AND RESOURCES
Governor Ron DeSantis activated the Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program, which can assist small businesses impacted by COVID-19. The bridge loan program, managed by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, will provide short-term, interest-free loans to small businesses experiencing economic injury from COVID-19. The application period is open now through May 8, 2020.
The Emergency Disaster Loan (EIDL) - $10,000 grant for payroll/operations - Click here for more information
The Paycheck Protection Plan - Apply starting April 3, 2020. Click here for more information
For re-employment assistance program please go to www.floridajobs.org and follow the application process.
Florida Chamber of Commerce FAQs Resource page Click here
RESOURCES & GUIDELINES FOR BUSINESS
We know that you have received a lot of communication regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Brandon Chamber of Commerce has been in contact with local, state, federal governments to gather information and determine the best course of action to protect our community and local businesses. The board of directors and staff of the Brandon Chamber of Commerce will keep you informed as information is shared.Here are some helpful links and resources. Please stay connected on our social media (Facebook Linkedin Twitter & Instagram) each day. We will bring you helpful hints to assist you with your business and daily life.
Society for Human Resource Management Coronavirus Resource Center