Coronavirus (COVID-19) Business Resources

For specific questions or assistance in applying for an SBA Disaster Loan call the SBA hotline at (800) 659-2955 or email

Tips when applying:

  • Review the SBA Fact Sheet
  • Attend one of the SBA's Free Webinars
  • Incomplete applications are one of the top reasons for denial
  • To avoid long wait times, try applying or calling during off-peak times

Small Business Administration Coronavirus (COVID-19):  Small Business Guidance and Loan Resources

Disaster Loan Assistance Application

Economic Inusry Disaster Advance Loan

In response to the pandemic, small business owners are eligible to apply for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan advance of up to $10,000.  This advance will provide economic relief to businesses that are currently experiencing a temporary loss of revenue. Funds will be made available within three days of a successful application and will not have to be repaid.

SBDC COVID-19 Business Resources

Small Business Development Center (SBDC):  Financial Response to COVID-19 – Things You Can Do For Your Business Now

Small Business Development Center (SBDC):  Business Disruption Response – What’s Next

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City:  Disaster Preparedness & Recovery

AltCap:  Alternative Capital for Community Impact

NEW  KC COVID-19 Small Business Relief Loan Fund

U.S. Department of Labor – Families First Coronavirus Response Act Questions & Answers

U.S. Department of Labor - Families First Coronavirus Response Act:  Employer Paid Leave Requirements

U.S. Department of Labor - Families First Coronavirus Response Act:  Employee Paid Leave Rights

U.S. Department of Labor – COVID-19 Fair Labor Standards Act Questions & Answers

Information on unemployment, workers' compensation and discrimination

Missouri Department of Labor – COVID-19 FAQs for Businesses and Workers

World Health Organization (WHO) – Coronavirus (COVID-19) Disease Pandemic

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Missouri Department of Health & Senior Service

24-Hour Hotline:  877-435-8411

Kansas City Missouri Health Department – Coronavirus (COVID-19)

KCSourceLink Coronavirus Business Resources

Missouri Chamber of Commerce: Coronavirus Resources for Missouri Employers

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Combating the Coronavirus Resource Guide for Businesses

U.S. Chamber of Commerce:  Coronavirus Small Business Guide

Summary of the Federal CARES Economic Relief Plan

NEW  U.S. Chamber of Commerce - Coronavirus Emergency Loans Small Business Guide & Checklist


AT&T has committed to providing internet access for those that need it as well as relief and support for those that need it. Learn more here:


     Keep Americans Connected

Evergy is offering the following to its residential and business customers through May 1st. 

  • Suspending disconnects for non-payment
  • Extending special payment options
  • No late payment fees
  • No security deposits on reconnection services for previous disconnects
  • New payment installation options

Spire is offering the following to its residential and business customers through May 1st.

  • Suspending late fees
  • Suspending disconnect notices
  • Suspending disconnects


Workplace Tips for Employees – COVID-19

Guidance for Employers to Plan and Respond to COVID-19

More Information About Coronavirus

South KC Chamber of Commerce

406 E. Bannister Road, Suite F
Kansas City, MO 64131-3028

Phone: (816) 761-7660
Fax: (816) 761-7340





South Kansas City is one of the fastest growing areas in the KCMO metropolitan area. Millions of investment dollars are being spent in this region, which makes it a prime location for businesses to grow and prosper. 

The South KC Chamber is dedicated to working with KCMO's city leadership, our business members, and local community organizations to create a positive, growth-oriented business environment in South Kansas City. We would love to support your company's growth too! 


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