Business Support Resources

  1. 2/18/21 – Citizens Bank Community Champion Awards
  2. 1/8/21 – SBA, in consultation with The U.S. Department of the Treasury announce that the Paycheck Protection Program will re-open the week of January 11 for new borrowers and certain existing PPP borrowers. Click for more info.
  3. 12/9/20 – Gov. Baker announces NEW regulations for Phase III Step I. – Revised Order #57 | Revised Order #58
  4. 11/6/20 – Early Closure Requirements for Businesses and Activities
  5. 11/2/20 – Gov. Baker new executive orders re: reopening MA
  6. Phase III Safety Standards & Checklist for Restaurants | Updated 9/22, Effective 9/28
  7. 8/14/20 – Info for businesses re: approaching the risk of liability from customers getting COVID-19
  8. 7/15/20 – Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contracting Program w/ SBA
  9. 6/19/20 – Safety Standards & Checklist for Close Contact Personal Services
  10. 6/19/20 – Safety Standards & Checklist for Restaurants
  11. 6/19/20 – MA Restaurant Association Re-Opening Toolkit
  12. 5/19/20 – Reopening MA – Resources, Business Guidance, Protocols/Best Practices & More.
  13. Book an phone appointment with a SCORE consultant to review your business and the available financial support resources available
  14. 5/19/20 – Safety Standards for Hair Salons & Barbershops: English | Spanish
  15. Small Business Guide to the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act
  16. 5/11/20 – Reopening Advisory Board Presentation
  17. 5/12/20 – City of Lynn Small Business Emergency Grant Program (through EDIC & Lynn Community Dev.)
  18. FDA – Best Practices for Re-Opening Retail Food Establishments During the COVID-19 Pandemic
  19. LISC Local Funding Opportunities & Resources
  20. COVID-19 Resources and Guidance for Businesses
  21. Small Business Administration Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Program
  22. Lynn Covid-19 Community Care Fund
  23. Small Business Provisions in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act – SENATE SMALL BUSINESS COMMITTEE, MINORITY
  24. Information on Complying with the Customer Due Diligence (CDD) Final Rule
  25. Eastern Bank Consumer and Small Business Impact Loan
  26. COVID-19 PPE Procurement and Donation Program
  27. North Shore Community PPE Supply SurveyThe Inn – A Place to Isolate and Recover from COVID-19: English | Spanish

Community Support Resources

  1. Emergency Food Events in Lynn:
    • Beginning 3/16/20, 11 am -1 pm, free grab and go lunch service daily for all Lynn Public School students at the following sites; Classical, English, Lynn Vocational Technical Institute and Marshall Middle School.
    • My Brothers’ Table:
      Beginning Tuesday, 3/17/20, pick up meals from Noon-6 pm. On weekends, to-go meals will be served from 2-4:30 pm. These meals will be a hot meal plus a bagged breakfast.
    • St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church:
      Fridays from 3-4 pm pick up family care packages.
      Must be a Lynn Resident with an ID. Bring birth certificates to provide proof you have children and you will receive a family package.
    • Salvation Army:
      Mon–Fri 9-11 am, you may only attend ONCE every 30 days. Prepared box pick up. Be ready to provide your name, date of birth and number of people in your household.
  2. COVID-19 Family Support Fund – United Way of MA Bay & Merrimack Valley
  3. The Greg Hill Foundation | Restaurant Strong Fund
  4. MA Registry of Motor Vehicles – Deadline extended on plate registrations
  5. Lynn Community Resource Page
  6. Lynn Community Health Center – COVID-19 Advice for Lynn Residents
  7. Lynn MA Mutual Aid Disaster Relief Resource Page
  8. Lynn Public Library – Temporary Library Card for Online use
  9. Swampscott Public Schools – Extended Closure Enrichment Activities

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