GCVCC Business Newsletter
News for the Coachella Valley Business Community
Paycheck Protection Program Loans FAQ
Do PPP loans cover paid sick leave? May lenders accept signatures from a single individual who is authorized to sign on behalf of the borrower? Do lenders have to use a promissory note provided by SBA or may they use their own? Answers to 20 commonly asked questions about the PPP.
GCVCC Virtual Town Hall with Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia
The Greater Coachella Valley Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a special virtual town hall meeting with Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia on April 15th, at 11:00 AM. This event is free to attend.
COVID-19 Workforce Guidance
Many small business owners continue to face difficult decisions relative to the continued employment of their staff. CalChamber offers guidance on available workforce reduction options and what each may require (Includes an available audio file).
GCVCC Spotlight - Members Serving Our Community
Is your business going the extra mile to help our community in this time of need? We want to tell your story to the business community. Write and tell us how you are helping:
New Fund Encourages Artists and Musicians to ‘Keep Art Alive’
California Desert Arts Council and affiliate La Quinta Arts Foundation have established a $50,000 fund to award grants to artists of all disciplines and nonprofit arts organizations to create thoughtful, inspiring, and relevant works responding to COVID-19 pandemic.
iHub Radio has announced that the broadcast service will be offering 100-percent of its advertising inventory at no charge to Coachella Valley-based businesses doing their best to operate and remain viable in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis through at least the end of May.
GCVCC Legislative Update
SUPPORTS help for contractors being denied unemployment benefits. HERE

SUPPORTS home health providers being included in healthcare providers exemption. (Update - Congress granted request) HERE

OPPOSES CA Labor Federation Attempt to Shift Safety Net to Private Industry HERE

OPPOSES AB 2843, Statewide Head Tax HERE
COVID-19 Business Resources
United State Chamber of Commerce COVID-19 Resources HERE

California Chamber of Commerce COVID-19 Resource Page HERE

SBA Disaster Loan Assistance HERE

Riverside County Economic Development COVID-19 Resource Page HERE