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  • COVID-19 Resources and Information

  • The Oklahoma Department of Commerce has staff available to assist small businesses with filling out disaster loan application forms. Companies needing assistance with the application forms and economic development organizations aiding businesses in their communities should contact Ray Little at 405-815-5227 or email below.

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    Emergency
    Non-Profit Funds

     

  • Communities Foundation of Oklahoma

    The disaster relief fund will deploy resources to community-based organizations on the front lines of the COVID-19 outbreak and related community needs. Funds will be granted to the following groups that work with people and communities affected by the disaster.

    • Nonprofit regional health organizations           
    • Government entities
    • Nonprofit organizations
    • Churches
    • Schools

    Contact Rachel Hunter at 405-488-1450
    or visit the website below.

  • Tulsa Community Foundation and the Tulsa Area United
    Way have established the Tulsa Area COVID-19 Response
    Fund, dedicated to increasing resilience among the region’s
    most vulnerable individuals
    and families. Funds will be
    used to support local non-profit agencies addressing the
    needs of individuals who are experiencing COVID-19 related
    hardship, primarily due to temporary unemployment, lost
    income, or unexpected food and childcare expenses.

    Call 918-494-8823 or click to email below.

  • Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief
     

    Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief is assisting area churches that have been serving food.

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    Business and
    Non-Profit Resources

     

  • If you are closing temporarily or permanently due to economic or health disruptions from COVID-19, there is new guidance from the Oklahoma Employee Security Commission.

  • Paid sick leave and FMLA related to COVID-19 are now required for some businesses with under 500 employees. Refundable tax credits will help employers pay for the new, required benefit.

  • COVID-19 is having a unique impact on certain elements of Oklahoma’s Workforce System. This page will serve as an update on unemployment insurance, American Job Centers, companies hiring, resources, and other workforce needs.

  • Updates from the national Main Street program and best practices for local Main Street programs.

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