BUSINESS INFO QUICK LINKS FOR ALL YOUR NEEDS

2021 Small Business Grants

For more information on previous grants, CLICK HERE.

Eligible Expense Certification Form

Did you apply for any of the following grant programs?

  • Yakima County CARES Grant
  • City of Yakima CARES Grant
  • City of Union Gap CARES Grant
  • City of Toppenish CARES Grant
  • City of Zillah CARES Grant
  • City of Grandview CARES Grant

Learn how to use the Eligible Expense Certification Form to keep documentation of how your business used the CARES Act financial assistance. Video and form are available below.

Certificado de Gastos Elegibles

Aplico para alguno de las becas para negocios?

  • Yakima County CARES Grant
  • City of Yakima CARES Grant
  • City of Union Gap CARES Grant
  • City of Toppenish CARES Grant
  • City of Zillah CARES Grant
  • City of Grandview CARES Grant

POR FAVOR VEA ESTE PEQUEÑO VIDEO – Le ayudará a contestar algunas preguntas de cómo usar el formulario, cuáles gastos son elegibles y cómo mantener los registros de cómo usó el dinero.

Attention Yakima County Business Owners!

Are you being impacted by the Coronavirus? Do you need guidance, information, and resources?

¡Atención propietarios de negocios del condado de Yakima!

¿Te está afectando el Coronavirus? ¿Necesitas consejos, información y recursos sobre cómo continuar con tu negocio?

Other partners and organizations with Coronavirus business relief resources…

Small Business Administration & Small Business Development Center

Strategies for Busines Survival (PDF)

Strategies for Busines Survival (Powerpoint PDF)

Small Business Tips:

  • Keep yourself and staff healthy
  • Focus on reducing cash flow loss/cutting operating expenses
  • Consider temporarily reducing hours for employees/apply for shared work/partial unemployment
  • Reduce business operating hours
  • Contacting vendors and suppliers to negotiate adjusted terms
  • Work with your landlord to defer rent/lease payments
  • Reach out to a lender for a line of credit or working capital
  • Keep good records

Small Business Loan Information:

Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus

SBA to provide disaster assistance loans for small businesses impacted by Coronavirus

10 Tips for protecting your Small Business from COVID-19

Disaster Planning and Recovery

Business Resiliency and COVID-19 Resources (PDF)

Planning and response to COVID-19 impacts in the workplace

Governor Jay Inslee’s Office

Proclamation by the Governor – Stay Home. Stay Healthy. (March 23. 2020)

Washington State creates website for all COVID-19 related information that includes:

  • Resources available to families, workers and businesses
  • Health recommendations
  • Statistics
  • Emergency actions and more

Inslee announces statewide shutdown of restaurants, bars and expanded social gathering limits (March 16, 2020)

 

Washington State Department of Commerce

SBA COVID-19 Resources

When trouble strikes: A small business crisis planner

 

Washington State Employment Security Department

For worker and businesses affected by COVID-19

SharedWork Program: A voluntary business sustainability program that provides flexibility to retain employees at reduced hours.

COVID-19 Scenarios and Benefits Available (PDF)

 

Washington State Department of Health

Workplace and Employer Resources and Recommendations

 

Association of Washington Business

COVID-19 Employer Resources page – https://bit.ly/2RM4qwa

AWB COVID-19 FAQ page – https://bit.ly/2Ke1oN5

COVID-19 Webinar Series Landing Page – https://bit.ly/2Kd1yEp

United States Department of Labor

United States Deparment of Labor recently released a question and answer (Q&A) for employers and employees in regards to the new laws enacted in response to the Coronavirus.