To assist small, locally owned Lacey-based for-profit businesses, the City of Lacey committed  $1 million to the COVID-19 Lacey Small Business Stabilization Grant Fund, an emergency fund that provided working capital grants in amounts up to $10,000 to qualifying small businesses. Those fund s have now all been awarded or committed.  
March 31, 2020

COVID-19 Federal Assistance Available to Small Businesses

COVID-19 Federal Assistance for Small Businesses   In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, or the “CARES” Act (HR 748) has been signed into law. This legislation provides nearly $2 trillion in assistance, including tax credits and $377 billion for loans and grants to assist small businesses with…
March 30, 2020

Help is Available for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

Many very well run businesses are being impacted by the unprecedented and sudden disruption to operations and loss of revenue due to the COVID-19 virus.  If your business is one of them, there is help available. Comprehensive Information from the Thurston Economic Development Council   Special Business Financing The US Small Business Administration provides low-interest…
March 13, 2020

COVID-19: Insurance for Businesses and Events

The Washington State Department of Commerce has provided information on their website to assist businesses concerned about their insurance coverage for potential losses due to the COVI-19 virus.  Washington state business owners typically buy insurance coverage to protect themselves from potential losses. With the outbreak of a coronavirus (COVID-19), business owners may question if their…
March 5, 2020