COVID-19 Resources for Small Businesses, Employers, and Organizations

Small Business Administration

Resources for Small Businesses in response to COVID-19 pandemic.
Guidance for Business and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Small Businesses are now able to apply for the Economic Injury Disaster Advance Loan.

Contact information for SBA Nebraska District Office can be found here.

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development is now accepting new applicants under the Small Business Stabilization (SBS) grant program. Potential SBS grant applications must certify their eligibility by visiting Nebraska Dept. of Economic Development

Nebraska Business Development Center

The NBDC provides confidential one to one business consultation services at no charge. 

Contingency Plans

Does your business or organization have a Continuation of Operating Procedures Plan (COOP)? Unfortunately, if your business becomes disrupted due to the coronoavirus, or other emergencies, it can cost you money. Reduced profits can result from loss of revenues and extra expenses. A COOP is essential to your business. Here are some resources to develop a COOP for your business or organization.

For contingency plan guidelines please visit the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the following brochure.

Additionally, the Department of Homeland Security provides a template for business continuity planning.


The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau just published this guidance for the making of hand sanitizer by those who have distilleries and such.