During this time of coronavirus, we will be distributing The Monday Report, with updates to assist your communities and organizations.
The Monday Report

Paycheck Protection Program

PPP is an SBA loan that helps businesses keep their workforce employed during the COVID-19 crisis.  
For more details:      
The Paycheck Protection Program is a loan designed to provide a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their workers on the payroll.
SBA will forgive loans if all employees are kept on the payroll for eight weeks and the money is used for payroll, rent, mortgage interest, or utilities.

P hone: 208-426-1612

UPDATED: Idaho Commerce, in conjunction with the Governor's Office, the SBA, and other State and Federal agencies, is working to provide resources and information to Idaho business and communities as they become available.

Crisis Planning Tools & Resources 
Funding for this grant is to address the COVID -19 outbreak related public health needs of people experiencing homelessness or otherwise in need of quarantine or isolation due to the outbreak.
The state has put together a meta site of resources, links and official updates for use by businesses and workers related to the Coronavirus pandemic.
SBA Small Business Loan Application
The Small Business Administration (SBA) has created a streamlined application form for small business loans and grants that are part of the $2 trillion in CARE Act funds. You can also access a broader range of SBA programs here.  

CARE Act Highlights  

The U.S. Chambers of Commerce has put together a handy overview of SBA small business loans/grants and eligibility, which is part of the $2.2 trillion relief packaged signed into law.

 Small Business Crisis Planner 

Planning for a crisis when you're in the middle of one isn't a good use of your energies. But a crisis, whether it's a robbery, a fire, flood or earthquake, isn't a matter of if, but when, when you run a business. This planner takes you through the whole process of planning for and moving through a crisis, including what to do after the crisis has passed and everything returns to normal - or a new normal.

North Idaho COVID-19 Business Leaders Call
North Idaho College Venture Center in conjunction with other business service providers have launched a weekly FRIDAY call to keep local businesses updated with regional COVID-19 response and resources available.
Friday, April 10, 2020
2-3PM (PT)

Keeping the Dream Alive: Some inexpensive ideas to attract visitors once we're through the pandemic
Wednesday, 8 April 2020
8:30am - 9:30am PDT
In this webinar, you'll get some ideas you can implement at little or no cost, that will encourage people to visit you once the pandemic has passed.
These include Instagram and Facebook posts, e-newsletter, and other ideas, creating a bucket-list that potential visitors can start checking off, once the social distancing mandates have been lifted. Travel professionals are predicting a pent-up demand to "hit the road" when we are able to get out, and we want to help you tap into that.
FREE for DDA Members
$59 for Non-Members

Inland Northwest Partner Investors
INP would like to thank these progressive companies for their commitment to economic development throughout the region:
For more information about becoming an INP Investor, log on to www.inwp.org or contact us at info@inwp.org .