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As the news changes on a seemingly minute by minute basis regarding the global pandemic of COVID-19. We have compiled a few resources for your nonprofit or small business during these uncertain times.

March 26, 2020


Nonprofit Resources 

Paycheck Protection Program Application Deadline Extended

Scholz Nonprofit Law Webinar - PPP Loan Forgiveness EZ Form & Updates

Statewide Community Foundation COVID-19 Resources

SBA Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Application 

Chronicle of Philanthropy: House Passes Stimulus Bill With Sweeping New Benefits for Nonprofits

FCI Launches COVID-19 Nonprofit Emergency Capacity Building Grant - Click Here For Full Details

SBA Extends PPP Safe Harbor Repayment Deadline to May 14: Promises Additional Guidance on Certification Review  - Davis Kuelthau Attorneys at Law

Webinar - May 12 - 2p - You've Decided to Keep your PPP Funding, Now What? Properly Prepare to Maximize Loan Forgiveness by Davis Kuelthau Attorneys at Law- Register Here

The Struggle is Real: Accessing the Paycheck Protection Program as a Small, Minority or Rural Nonprofit - Article by FCI's Interim CEO, Michele Mackey - UPDATED - April 24, 2020

Your nonprofit received a PPP loan. Or didn't. Now What? - Scholz Nonprofit Law

Applying for a Paycheck Protection Program Loan?
Here is a checklist that will help you be prepared for what is needed to be successful.
(Thanks to Scholz Nonprofit Law for compiling this list.) 

Updates on Financial Support for Nonprofits during the Pandemic Crisis - Webinar

Nonprofit Quarterly 

Nonprofits during COVID-19 - Options for Employers - Webinar

CARES Act - SBA Loan Presentation - Webinar

Economic Injury Disaster Loan Emergency Advance (EIDL) vs Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) - What's the difference? 

Scholz Nonprofit Law - CARES Act Impact on Nonprofits

National Council of Nonprofits – Nonprofits and Coronavirus, COVID-19

Nonprofit Quarterly - Cutting Through the Jargon: How the CARES Act works for Nonprofits

NDC (National Development Commission) - Advancing our Communities During COVID-19 Crisis - Webinar - Recording - Presentation Slides - NDC COVID-19 Resource Page

Opportunity Finance Network - #KEEPCDFISSTRONG 


CohnReznick - Understanding a Key Provision in the CARES Coronavirus Relief Act: The Paycheck Protection Program

SVA CPA's COVID-19 Update Page - Webinars and Employer Resources 

COVID-19 Preparedness for the Cultural Sector – Webinar 

COVID-19 Tools and Resources for Nonprofits

The Chronicle of Philanthropy – Grants Roundup – Potential Grant Opportunities  

United Way of Dane County COVID-19 Response - Grants and Volunteer Opportunities


Small Business Resources

Ethnic Minority Emergency Grant Initiative APPLY HERE- A business may apply for a one-time grant of $2,000 for short-term operations assistance through Wisconsin’s Collective Ethnic and Diverse Organizations. Applicants will be subject to underwriting, and grant recipients will be required to submit a report indicating how the funds were used. Applications will be accepted from May 18-24, 2020.

Dane County Small Business Pandemic Support Program

WEDC Approves $20K Grant Program to Help Small Businesses Weather Pandemic

Wisconsin Women's Business Initiative Corporation COVID-19 Loan Offerings

U.S. Chamber of Commerce - Coronavirus Emergency Loans Small Business Guide and Checklist

Support and Resources for Small & Micro-Businesses During COVID-19 - Webinar Slides - Cardinal Stritch University

Monona State Bank COVID-19 Updates for Business Clients

US Small Business Administration – Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources

US Small Business Administration – Disaster Assistance

Milwaukee Small Business Development Center – Disaster Loan Assistance

Berndt CPA’s – Protecting You and Your Staff

Running a Food Business in the Face of COVID-19 – Resource Guide

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