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DSM USA Weekly - April 24, 2020

DSM USA Weekly - April 24, 2020

April 24, 2020


The DSM USA Weekly podcast shares information to help keep businesses in business, provide information for people you may be looking for work and tips on how to keep our region healthy. Read what’s new as of Friday, April 24, 2020:

Replenishment of Small Business Funds

The $484 billion interim emergency measure means funding for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and Small Business Association (SBA) Economic Industry Disaster Loans are set to be replenished.

Facebook Small Business Grants in DSM

Facebook’s small business grant applications are now open to residents of Polk County, which will receive $175,00 for 44 local businesses.

Iowa Economic Development Authority Resources

The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) is gathering COVID-19 resources for small businesses and individuals across the state, including: Iowa Small Business Relief Fund, Iowa Tax Deferral and Iowa Targeted Small Business Sole Operator Fund.

COVID-19 Legislative Ask Line

The Ask Line, provided by Bravo Greater Des Moines, Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines, Mid-Iowa Health Foundation, Polk County Housing Trust Fund and United Way of Central Iowa offers nonprofits to connect free of charge with an attorney from Nyemaster Goode for 30 minutes on Thursday afternoons.

Other news and updates include information on the Iowa Small Business Relief Fund, the #DSMstrong initiative, personal protective equipment support solutions, the DSM Local Challenge and more.

Listen to the full podcast: DSM USA Weekly — April 24, 2020

The DSM USA Weekly podcast is a compilation of resources, information and stories for Greater Des Moines (DSM) businesses, organizations and residents. Join us each week to learn about The Partnership’s newest content and latest happenings to keep businesses in business, keep people employed and keep our region healthy. To listen to more Partnership podcasts, click here.