Coronavirus - Helpful Resources for Caterers

 

The Small Business Administration (SBA) Announces the Opening of its
Paycheck Protection  Program (PPP)

The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) is an SBA loan that helps businesses keep their workforce employed during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. 

Effective April 3, 2020, small businesses and sole proprietors can apply for and receive loans to cover their payroll and other certain expenses through existing SBA lenders.

The links below provide you with all of the information you need to begin the process.

Keeping American Workers
Paid and Employed Act

Below is the complete act, along with helpful resources that breakdown the act section by section.

Full Text
Section By Section Descriptions
Summary of the
Small Business Provisions in Coronavirus Aid,
Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act

Social Media Links 

White House: 
Youtube | Twitter | Facebook

US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS): 
Twitter | Facebook

Center for Disease Control (CDC): 
Twitter | Facebook

SBA Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Respond to COVID-19

Health and government officials are working together to maintain the safety, security, and health of the American people. Learn more about programs offered to assist and protect small business owners during this time. You can also view a guide on best business and employer practices to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak.

View the SBA Guidance Plan

Managing Your Cash Flow During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Crisis Presentation

In this presentation given by a keynote speaker, Ami Kassar, you will helpful information on how to plan and protect your business's cash flow during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. Find out about resources available to assist you and steps you can take to make sure that your business remains strong. 

View Presentation

Sanitation Guide

This serves as a guide for best practices for Business Owners in the workplace during the COVID-19 pandemic according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO). You can also view latest news from the CDC to stay up to date with how the situation is evolving.

View Guide

Facebook Small Business Grants

Facebook is offering $100 million in cash grants and ad credits for up to 30,000 eligible small businesses in over 30 countries where they operate. They will begin taking applications in the coming weeks. In the meantime, you can click here to sign up to receive more information when it becomes available.

Find out More Information 

 Practical Tips from Nuphoriq

Nuphoriq is helping keep the catering community up to date regarding all things COVID-19. You can find tips on how to keep your business strong now and how to plan ahead for the future. You can sign up to receive breaking news alerts so you never miss a thing!

View Nuphoriq Tips

COVID-19 Official or Elected Representative Template Letter 

The Federal Government has created a number of programs to help provide funding assistance for businesses across an array of industries. Your elected officials need to hear from the business leaders in the community about how COVID-19 has affected our business and what they can do to help. Click below to view a COVID-19 Official Elected or Represented Template Letter. 

Coronavirus Template Letter to Send to 
Officials or Elected Representatives 

Cancellation Policy

View what other caterers are doing in regards to cancellation policies. Check back often as we add more catering company policies.

Cancellation Policy

 

 

Letter to Clients

Take a look at what other catering companies are sending to their clients.

Letter to Clients
Letter to Clients
Letter to Clients on Social Media

Shared Work Programs

Many states are implementing "Shared Work" programs which help to prevent business downturns by providing an alternative to layoffs. 

Below is the list of states participating in the program:

Make sure to check your state's eligibility requirements. Click here to learn more about Shared Work programs.