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ImpactCR Will Engage and Connect with Young Professionals to Support Retainment

Economic Alliance | Mar 27, 2020

​The ImpactCR Advisory Board is proud of the progress made over the past decade in affecting change in the young professional co… Read More

New Federal Stimulus Bill Includes Assistance for Small Businesses - Forgivable Loans Among New Benefits

Mar 27, 2020

​The federal government is set to issue the largest stimulus package in history to help businesses, workers, families and commun… Read More
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Small Businesses Can Create Free Online Storefront to Sell Gift Cards

Economic Alliance | Mar 27, 2020

Now through June 1, small businesses can create a FREE virtual storefront on local e-commerce platform Cedar Rapids Area Shop Wh… Read More

Finkenauer Holds Coronavirus Telephone Town Hall with Local Business, Labor, and Workforce Leaders

Economic Alliance | Mar 25, 2020

Abby Finkenauer (IA-01) will hold a telephone town hall with local business, labor, and workforce leaders to answer questions fr… Read More

2020 Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers Market Dates Adjusted Due to Coronavirus Uncertainty

Mar 25, 2020

​The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance has made the decision to delay the opening date of the Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers M… Read More

Federal Stimulus Bill Includes Assistance for Small Businesses - Forgivable Loans Among New Benefits

Mar 25, 2020

Early this morning, U.S. Senators and the Trump Administration announced they have reached an agreement on a $2 trillion stimulu… Read More
Category: COVID-19
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Iowa Small Business Relief Program Application Opens March 24

Mar 23, 2020

​On March 23 Governor Reynolds, along with representatives from the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA), Iowa Workforce D… Read More
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SBA Disaster Assistance Webinars for Small Businesses

Mar 23, 2020

The SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan is now available to Iowa small businesses and private, nonprofit organizations to help a… Read More
Category: COVID-19
Tags : Business Support

Iowa Small Businesses Can Apply for COVID-19 Disaster Recovery Loans Through the Small Business Administration

Mar 20, 2020

​The federal government has announced that Iowa has received an economic injury disaster declaration through the U.S. Small Busi… Read More
Category: COVID-19
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Details Emerge on Phase III of Federal Government’s Response to Coronavirus + Local, State and Federal Tax Updates Related to Coronavirus

Mar 20, 2020

On March 18, we shared an update on how the federal government is responding to the coronavirus pandemic for businesses and the … Read More
Category: COVID-19
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