Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources

Please continue to check this page for updated resources to assist businesses and our communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

A 24/7 hotline has been set up for Iowans to call with COVID-19 related questions. Call 211 or 1-800-244-7431. The Iowa Concern Hotline is also available on 800-447-1985. 

IEDA's COVID-19 Business Impact Survey, Round 2 is Now Open!
The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) is again gathering information from Iowa businesses to assess the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in Iowa. This second survey will assist our state leaders in understanding ongoing business impacts, issues and needed recovery support. 

The survey will take 8 to 14 minutes to complete (depending upon your industry sector). The deadline to complete the survey is Friday, May 29 at 5pm. Thank you!

Osceola County announcements:

Osceola Regional Health Center:

Small business grants

  • LISC Small Business Relief Grants - This is a national grant that supports mall businesses and enterprises affected the Covid-19 across the country, especially those in underserved communities, including entrepreneurs of color, women- and veteran-owned businesses that often lack access to flexible, affordable capital. The application period for round 3 grants is now closed. Please register here to sign up for updates.
  • If you applied for an Iowa Small Business Relief Fund grant, the state is still processing applications. Please check here for a list of all grant recipients to date. IEDA will not open a new round of applications.
  • Hello Alice has a $10,000 emergency COVID-19 Business for All Grant to help small businesses in crisis. $10,000 COVID-19 Business for All Grants are awarded on a rolling basis and are due September 25, 2020. Apply here.
  • COVID-19 Targeted Small Business (TSB) Sole Operator Fund - awards were announced on May 8th.
  • Iowa Small Business Relief Fund (through Empower website): Grants will range from $500-$3500 and this grant is available for small businesses with 1-7 employees that are not recipients of Federal and State Small business relief dollars.  Click here for info.
  • Iowa's SBDC is also tracking new grants as they appear here.

State of Iowa:

Paycheck Protection Program:

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans

IRS Tax Credits:

Iowa Workforce Development:

More Small Business Resources:

School District Updates:

Resources for non-profits:

Other resources: