COVID-19 Resources


Emergency Loan Program Application ROUND 2

During this time of ongoing change, SEDA and the City of Stephenville remain constant in our efforts to provide you with updates and assistance for the recovery of our local economy. The Covid – 19 emergency loan program has been expanded the to reach other local businesses in need, for-profit retail businesses. Round 2 will launch with 14 available grants to qualifying businesses. Application and eligibility requirements must be met. (see application below)

Please note, each applicant will be required to participate in the targeted marketing campaign offered by SEDA, LSMx Stephenville (see LSMx invitation below). This hand up will partner nicely with the loan program to help promote our locally owned businesses.

Application Process & Timeline
Business applicants can apply on the SEDA web page thru September 30, 2020 or until funding has been exhausted. The timeline for the administration process / check disbursement is outlined in the application and will be followed.

View the LSMx Invitation
Fill out the Round 2 COVID-19 Emergency Loan Application

Emergency Loan Program Application

Download the Personal Services Response Program loan application
Fill out the Personal Services Response Program loan application online

Grant Opportunities

Professional Beauty Association (PBA) Relief Fund
TWU grant for women-owned small businesses

City and State Resources and Announcements

April 1, 2020 – City of Stephenville Declaration of Disaster and Public Health Emergency
April 1, 2020 – Erath County Declaration of Disaster and Public Health Emergency
March 30, 2020 – Governor Abbott Issues Executive Order, Implements Statewide Essential Services And Activities Protocols
March 28, 2020 – Second Confirmed Case of COVID-19 in Erath County
March 27, 2020 – City of Stephenville Declaration of Disaster and Public Health Emergency (See the one-page information sheet here.)
March 25, 2020 – City of Stephenville Declaration of Disaster and Public Health Emergency (See the one-page information sheet here)
March 25, 2020 – Erath County Declaration of Disaster and Public Health Emergency
March 19, 2020 – Governor Abbott Issues Executive Orders In Accordance With Federal Guidelines To Mitigate Spread Of COVID-19 In Texas
March 18, 2020 Declaration of Disaster and Public Health Emergency
March 12, 2020 Press Release

Apple COVID-19 Screening Tool
More Information and Resources

Texas Dept. of Agriculture

TDA COVID-19 Resource Guide

Small Business Resources

SBA Disaster Relief Application

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act
Announcement
Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act

Paycheck Protection Program
Find a certified lender in your area: SBA’s local assistance finder
Find out when you can apply: Treasury factsheet
Find more information regarding PPP and loan requirements: SBA.gov/Coronavirus

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Update
Visit the SBA’s website and apply for the loan advance here.

If you have not already done so, sign up for COVID-19 related email updates for Texas businesses here. Get the latest information, resources and news directly to your inbox.

If you have any questions, you can email us at covidrelief@stephenvilleeda.com

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