CHANGES TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
The Colchester Economic Development Department has gone to a remote work plan as of march 18, 2020. You can access by email at email@example.com or 802-264-5508.
If you are an employer and want information on resources available for COVID-19 Relief please see the state and federal links below.
Business Information:Restaurant Revitalization Fund Grant:
A new grant program, the Restaurant Revitalization Fund, or RRF, is launching soon restaurants, brew pubs, food trucks, coffee shops, bars and many more. The new website www.sba.gov/restaurants(link is external) shares substantial information on how the program will roll out, the application questions and the documents to prepare. For more information you can also click below.
Recent News from the Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development:
Agency of Commerce & Community Development Guidance for Vermont businesses impacted by COVID-19.This information is updated regularly so check often.Business Pandemic Influenza Planning Checklist (HHS & CDC) Planning for pandemic influenza is critical. To assist you in your efforts, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have developed the following checklist for large businesses. It identifies important, specific activities large businesses can do now to prepare, many of which will also help you in other emergencies.
COVID-19 Business Planning Checklist The Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants has put together a COVID-19 Business Planning Checklist based on FEMA guidance and best practices.
Coronavirus Tax Relief (IRS) The IRS has established a special section focused on steps to help taxpayers, businesses and others affected by the coronavirus.
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources (SBA) Health and government officials are working together to maintain the safety, security and health of the American people. Small businesses are encouraged to do their part to keep their employees, customers, and themselves healthy.
National Association of Manufacturers: Coronavirus Resources The NAM is in contact with federal officials who are overseeing the response to the coronavirus and they are working to share additional available information.
Coronavirus Information and Resources (National Restaurant Association) To ensure that restaurants have the latest information about coronavirus, the National Restaurant Association created this industry-specific guidance for owners and operators.