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Advisory Services Related to COVID-19

  • Cash Flow Management
  • Sales & Marketing Strategies
  • Pivoting Your Business Model
  • Growing an Export Market
  • Financial Analysis and Guidance
  • Exiting Your Business
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Help for Existing Loans — Local, Bank, SBA

Talk to your lender now about what loan modifications are available due to the Coronavirus.

Many banks are making no-cost modifications available if you ask. Examples of modifications may include switching to interest-only payments for a few months, moving current months of payments to the end of the loan, etc. Your lender does not want to see you go out of business — talk to them now! 

Visit the Kansas SBDC COVID-19 Small Business Resources web page for more resources, recorded webinars, and FAQs.

Available Funding Options

EIDL (Economic Injury Disaster Loan)

  • Grant or Loan: Loan
  • Eligible Location(s): U.S.
  • Minimum/Maximum Employees: n/a
  • Maximum Amount: $150,000
  • Eligibility Requirements: US businesses in operation as of March 2019
  • Funds May Be Used For: Supplies, wages, PPE, working capital
  • Application Open Date: April 2020
  • Application Closing Date: TBD

Johnson County CARES Small Business Grant Program

  • Grant or Loan: Grant
  • Eligible Location(s): Johnson County, Kansas
  • Minimum/Maximum Employees: 1-50 FTEs
  • Maximum Amount: $10,000
  • Eligibility Requirements: PPE and COVID-19-related expenses and/or lost revenues totaling at least $10,000
  • Funds May Be Used For: PPE and COVID-19-related expenses and/or lost revenues
  • Application Open Date: Nov. 4, 2020
  • Application Closing Date: When funds are exhausted

Main Street Lending Program

  • Grant or Loan: Loan
  • Eligible Location(s): U.S.
  • Minimum/Maximum Employees: 15,000 employees or fewer, OR 2019 revenues of $5 billion or less
  • Application Closing Date: Dec. 30, 2020

Miami County Small Business CARES Grant

  • Grant or Loan: Grant
  • Eligible Location(s): Miami County, Kansas
  • Minimum/Maximum Employees: 1-100 FTE*, including owner
    *Home-based or mobile businesses, minimum of 3
  • Maximum Amount: $3,000
  • Eligibility Requirements: In business since March 17, 2020
  • Funds May Be Used For: PPE and lost revenues
  • Application Open Date: Reopened: Oct. 23, 2020
  • Application Closing Date: 3 p.m. Nov. 6, 2020

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA)

  • Grant or Loan: n/a
  • Eligible Location(s): Kansas
  • Minimum/Maximum Employees: n/a
  • Maximum Amount: n/a
  • Eligibility Requirements: 
    • Self-employed
    • Independent contractors
    • “Gig” workers such as Uber and Lyft drivers
    • Employees of religious organizations whose employment has been impacted by COVID-19
    • Those who lack sufficient work history to file a claim or have been disqualified for state benefits but who are impacted directly by COVID-19
  • Funds May Be Used For: Income
  • Application Open Date: Feb. 2, 2020
  • Application Closing Date: Dec. 26, 2020

Overland Park CDBG Small Business Economic Recovery Program

  • Grant or Loan: Grant
  • Eligible Location(s): Overland Park, Kansas
  • Minimum/Maximum Employees: 2-25 FTE
  • Maximum Amount: $5,000
  • Eligibility Requirements: 
    • Annual revenues less than or equal to $500,000
    • Deemed “non-essential” industries
    • Must either create or retain at least one FTE job that must be held by a low-to-moderate income person
    • Non-profits and home-based businesses are not eligible
  • Funds May Be Used For: Rent or mortgage expenses
  • Application Open Date: Oct. 20, 2020
  • Application Closing Date: 5 p.m. Nov. 9, 2020