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 West Palm Beach Programs

 

Businesses and Economic Assistance Resource Center

The City of West Palm Beach is providing a comprehensive business and economic resource guide including federal, state, and local assistance programs.

https://www.wpb.org/our-city/mayor-s-office/covid-19-updates-and-information/covid-19-and-wpb-businesses/businesses-and-economic-assistance-resource-center

 

COVID-19 Recovery and Assistance Program

City of West Palm Beach and Downtown Development Authority Provides short-term loans to eligible West Palm Beach businesses impacted by COVID-19 mitigation.

Email: EcoDev@wpb.org

https://www.wpb.org/our-city/mayor-s-office/covid-19-updates-and-information/covid-19-recovery-and-assistance-program

 

West Palm Eats Promotion

Promotional efforts to encourage residents to support City businesses through online or phone orders for pickup and delivery. Add your restaurant to the list.

Email: EcoDev@wpb.org

https://www.wpb.org/our-city/west-palm-eats

 

 

Florida Programs

 

Florida Emergency Bridge Loan

State of Florida short-term, interest-free working capital loans intended to “bridge the gap” between the time of a catastrophe hits and when a business has secured longer term recovery resources.

Phone: (833) 832-4494

Email: FloridaBusinessLoanFund@deo.myflorida.com

http://floridajobs.org/rebuildflorida/businessrecovery

 

Reemployment Assistance Benefits

The state of Florida provides temporary, partial income replacement benefits and job assistance resources to unemployed workers who qualify for the program.

Phone: (800) 204-2418

http://www.floridajobs.org/Reemployment-Assistance-Service-Center/reemployment-assistance/claimants/apply-for-benefits              

 

 

 

National Programs

 

Small Business Administration

Provides funding options made possible by the federal CARES Act, including Paycheck Protection, EIDL Loan Advance, SBA Express Bridge Loans and SBA Debt Relief.

Email: answerdesk@sba.gov.

https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/coronavirus-relief-options

 

 

Federal Small Business Tax Provisions

 

Get information on COVID-19 tax relief for businesses and tax-exempt entities.

https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus/coronavirus-tax-relief-for-businesses-and-tax-exempt-entities

 

 

Loan application assistance

Consultants that can help you make the right decisions for your business at no cost to you.

 

Surveys and Data

To better understand the needs and assistance of our local businesses, you are invited to provide your feedback. Below are two surveys they will help determine how government can help you from the state and local levels. Please complete both surveys to help us better serve your business.

 

 

Contact the City of West Palm Beach

 

Department of Economic Development

Phone: 561-822-1416

Email: EcoDev@wpb.org