3 Things You Can Do To Reduce Risk While Serving Customers

For many businesses, avoiding direct customer contact presents significant hurdles to completing your daily tasks. Fortunately, there are ways to adapt your processes to reduce risks to your staff and customers.

By Chip Phillips on May 19, 2020

Resources Designed to Help You Navigate COVID-19

At GoCanvas, we know that there can be a lot to keep track of and consider as we work through the circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic. We wanted to provide help to navigate some of the financial and logistical challenges you may be facing, so we’ve created this package of resources designed specifically for small businesses.

By Sara Kaplow on May 12, 2020

What Federal Loan Programs are Available to Help My Small Business?

There are a number of different options available for small businesses who need help during this pandemic. There are several existing federal loan programs, as well as ones introduced by the CARES Act and other responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Sara Kaplow on May 11, 2020

What Is Being Done to Support Small Businesses During the Pandemic?

As of May 1, 2020 Congress has passed several bills to provide support to small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here is a summary of what those bills are and the status of the funding they provide.

By Sara Kaplow on May 11, 2020

How Do I Know What Federal Programs I’m Eligible For?

With the variety of existing and new programs available to small businesses during this pandemic, it can be challenging to find out which options your company is eligible for. Here are some of the qualification criteria and resources for a number of programs.

By Chip Phillips on May 11, 2020

How Do I Apply for Federal Loans?

You can apply for most federal loans through your local bank or credit union. If you have an established relationship with a particular bank, you can reach out to them for assistance with navigating and completing the application process. Learn more about other resources available to small businesses.

By Chip Phillips on May 11, 2020

How Do I Track My Federal Loan Applications?

Some banks have small business account homepages on their website, with dashboards for your lines of credit and outstanding loan applications, while others will send email updates as the application is being processed. 

By Chip Phillips on May 11, 2020

When Will I Receive Money From A Federal Loan?

With the current increase in the number of available programs and loan applications, it is difficult to estimate exact times for processing and receiving money from federal loans. 

By Chip Phillips on May 11, 2020

How Much Funding Should I Ask for When Applying for Federal Loans?

The amount of money to request when applying for federal loans during the COVID-19 pandemic depends on the type of loan and the intended use of the funds.

By Chip Phillips on May 11, 2020

How Do I Find Additional Funding for Small Businesses?

Many companies, organizations, associations, and non-profits are stepping up to help small businesses survive the COVID-19 pandemic. Rather than keep a running list of state or industry funding that is available, here are some invaluable resources that are doing just that. 

By Sara Kaplow on May 11, 2020