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May 20, 2020

Nearly 11,000 businesses now listed on ZoomBusiness

May 19, 2020

USDA Announces Details of Direct Assistance to Farmers through the Coronavirus Food assistance Program

May 15, 2020

USDA Extends Flexibilities, Paves the Way for Meals for Kids to Continue through Summer

SBA and Treasury Release Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Application

May 14, 2020

USDA SECURE Rule Paves Way for Agricultural Innovation

What this hyperlocal moment means for your region's businesses

May 12, 2020

How Virtual Mentoring Is Closing The Loneliness Gap During COVID-19

5 Steps To Help You Effectively Mentor During A Pandemic

How To Start A Business Or New Job From Home During Lock Down

May 11, 2020

SBA Issues New Regulations for Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contracting Program

It Could Take Two Years Before the U.S. Sees a Full Economic Recovery From the Pandemic

May 3 - 9, 2020

America's Meatpacking Facilities Practicing Safe Reopening to Ensure a Stable Food Supply

USDA Invests $71 Million in High-Speed Broadband for Rural Kansas and Oklahoma

USDA Invests $2 Million in High-Speed Broadband in Rural New Hampshire

Secretary Perdue Issues Letters on Meat Packing Expectations

Case study: See how Rowan EDC (NC) promotes their ZoomBusiness tool

8 Tips From Mom Founders Navigating Parenting While Running Their Companies From Home

Meals to You to Serve 5 Million Meals a Week to Rural Children

USDA Invests $23 Million in High-Speed Broadband in Rural New Mexico

USDA Announces $100 Million for American Biofuels Infrastructure

Secretary Perdue Statement on Economic Injury Disaster Loans Being Available to U.S. Agricultural Businesses Impacted by COVID-19 Pandemic

SBA to Make Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available to U.S. Agricultural Businesses Impacted by COVID-19 Pandemic

Joint Statement by Administrator Jovita Carranza and Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin on the Success of the Paycheck Protection Program

April 26 - May 2, 2020

COVID-19 Job Trends: Week of April 19, 2020

EDO Roundtable webinar series on COVID-19 Recovery - Part II

Joint Statement by Administrator Jovita Carranza and Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin on Establishing Dedicated Hours for Small Lender Submissions of PPP Applications

Joint Statement by Administrator Jovita Carranza and Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin on Establishing Dedicated Hours for Small Lender Submissions of PPP Applications

USDA To Implement President Trump’s Executive Order On Meat and Poultry Processors

Joint Statement by Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin and Administrator Jovita Carranza on the Review Procedure for Paycheck Protection Program Loans

Will We Return To The Office After COVID-19?

5 Ways To Reduce Stress Working From Home And Self-Isolating

Joint Statement by SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza and Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin on the Resumption of the Paycheck Protection Program

5 Steps That’ll Allow You To Continue Working From Home After The COVID-19 Peak

Calm Is Contagious And Other Ways To Build Trust Quickly In A Crisis


April 19 - 25, 2020

7 Ways to list local restaurants, retailers & services on ZoomBusiness

Meet the innovative EDOs using ZoomBusiness to support area economies

Sittercity Offers Virtual Sittings For Working Parents In Response To COVID-19

USDA Increases Monthly SNAP Benefits by 40%

How To Be Social Without People

Will Your Team Emerge From This Crisis Stronger Than Ever? Here’s How It Can


April 12 - 18, 2020

10 VIRTUAL FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN IDEAS FOR THE CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWN

Statement by Secretary Mnuchin and Administrator Carranza on the Paycheck Protection Program and Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program

How To Make Executive-Level Interviewing Work Virtually

NEW: Interactive COVID-19 Data Center for US and Counties

DHS and USDA Move to Protect American Farmers and Ensure Continued Flow of America’s Food Supply

Statement by Secretary Mnuchin and Administrator Carranza on the Paycheck Protection Program and Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program

The Mental Health Crisis Generated By COVID-19: Why It's Critical And How You Can Retain Your Sanity

USDA Unveils Tool to Help Rural Communities Address the COVID-19 Pandemic

For Those Of Us Working From Home: It's Time For The New Normal


April 5 - 11, 2020

How to Boost Team Morale While Facing the Effects of the Pandemic

Learning Is Essential To Your Remote Workplace Strategy

USDA Announces Loan Maturity for Marketing Assistance Loans Now Extended to 12 Months

Use These 4 Daily Habits To Promote Remote Team Bonding

How Can Organizations Make Telecommuting Work in the Long Run?


April 1 - 4, 2020

SBA Clarifies Eligibility of Faith-Based Organizations to Participate in Paycheck Protection and Economic Injury Disaster Loan Programs

Small Business Owner? This Forgivable Loan May Help Keep Your Business Afloat During The Lockdown

Use Zoom? Here Are 7 Essential Steps You Can Take To Secure It

USDA Engages Public for Input of the Agriculture Innovation Agenda

NEW: Free COVID-19 GIS mapping data tool for US economic development


March 2020

When will your city feel the fiscal impact of COVID-19?

IEDC COVID-19 Survey Results

NEW: Add JobsEQ COVID-19 Vulnerability Economist GIS data layers

NEW: Add layers for open businesses, COVID-19 testing centers and more

USDA Implements Immediate Measure to Help Rural Residents, Businesses and Communities Affected by COVID-19

How Wavteq is re-tooling to support IPAs and EDOs

How our cities can reopen after the COVID-19 pandemic

How To Get Your People Engaged And Aligned During The Coronavirus Outbreak

How To Start Rebuilding The Post-Coronavirus Economy Now

Coronavirus Will Change the World Permanently. Here's How.

USDA Ensures Food Safety During COVID-19 Outbreak

Coronavirus: 10 Impacts on the Economic Development Profession

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