- COVID-19 News
- Business Resources
Governor’s Kansas Reopening Plan
If you have questions about how the reopening plans affect your business please email email@example.com
- A Guide to Reopening Kansas - Phase 1 Begins 5/4
- Reopening Plan Summary
- Business Guidance
Loan & Grant Programs -
- CARES Act Spark Funds - The Bourbon County Commission received $2.9M in CARES Act funds through the State of Kansas SPARK funding. This funding is designed to help the county with the health and economic emergency of the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information about the funding, visit https://www.bourboncountyks.org/spark/.
- CDBG-CV Grant Program - The Kansas Department of Commerce has awarded the City of Fort Scott $132,000 in CDBG-CV grant funding for businesses within City limits who have been financially impacted by COVID-19. Learn more about the program.
- The County has also been awarded $132,000 in CDBG-CV Grant funding. Learn more about the program.
- CDBG Revolving Loan Fund - Emergency Response - The Kansas Department of Commerce CDBG Program has drastically changed the requirements of our Revolving Loan Fund program. The City is encouraging immediate use of our Revolving Loan Fund to support the working capital needs of businesses in the City of Fort Scott. The City’s CDBG Revolving Loan Fund has up to $260,000 directed towards small businesses with the highest risk of closing and/or laying off workers as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The purpose of this program is to retain existing jobs. PROGRAM HAS ENDED
- Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources - Small Business Administration
- Kansas Small Business Disaster Loans 3/22/2020 - Governor Kelly announced today that the US Small Business Administration approved her request to make loans of up to $2 million available to small businesses disrupted by coronavirus. Kansas Department of Commerce Press Release
- Apply at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela.
Tips & Guidelines -
- Workplace Tips & Guidance for Employers - US Chamber of Commerce
- Interim Guidance for Businesses & Employers - CDC
- Shared Work Program - Kansas Department of Labor
- Employers & Workers - Kansas Department of Labor
- Getting the Workplace Ready - World Health Organization
- Unemployment benefits, March 2020
- Unemployment Insurance Requirements 3/31/2020 - Governor Kelly signed an order for temporary relief from certain unemployment insurance requirements in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Executive Order No. 20-17
- KansasWorks limited operations, March 15
- Food Service Guidance, FDA, March 17