Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. COVID-19 articles below.
Businesses that will survive the coronavirus pandemic are those that adapt to the challenges and continue to serve existing and new customers.
Educators from SUNY Oswego are meeting a critical need during the COVID-19 pandemic by producing protective face shields for healthcare workers and first responders in Oswego County, NY.
Arkansas businesses and organizations are finding ways to continue serving their customers during the COVID-19 crisis, while others are stepping up to help their fellow citizens.
The advanced manufacturing company will donate 800 N95 face masks to Costa Rican health authorities and $25,000 for buying diagnostic kits and tests.
In response to COVID-19, the Cape Coral EDO is encouraging residents to stay healthy, while continuing to support the local economy.
In Arizona, Tucson’s Office of Economic Initiatives has been focused entirely on helping small business navigate the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The state has secured 2.6M PPE items to be made by Indiana manufacturers, donated by businesses for front-line medical workers.
In Texarkana, TX, Mayo Furniture has manufactured more than 640 free face masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19, with more to come.
Hollingsworth & Vose, located in Floyd County, VA, is busy making filtration material that is a critical component in Respiratory Protection Equipment being used to fight the COVID-19 virus.
John H. Boyd, founder of The Boyd Company, Inc., shares how he expects the COVID-19 pandemic to impact corporate relocation, commercial real estate and the states' battle for new industry and jobs.
Representing the majority of Maryland’s population and economy, six counties will work together with each other and federal and state partners towards regional initiatives and COVID-19 economic recovery.
The fund provides disaster relief to small businesses in Blount County, TN that develop innovative solutions to overcome catastrophic challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Consumers Energy President and CEO Patti Poppe and her husband are donating $1 million to help small businesses in her company’s hometown of Jackson, MI.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham is collaborating with biopharm company Altimmune for preclinical testing of a potential vaccine to prevent COVID-19 disease.
The national retailer is increasing its hiring efforts to support community and customer needs during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The initiatives will support between 3,000 and 5,000 small and midsize enterprises and are meant to complement recently announced federal economic recovery initiatives.
A S&P Global Market Intelligence survey found approximately 79% of organizations reported already experiencing negative impact of COVID-19.
The Regional COVID-19 Business Support Task Force brainstorms ideas, curates resources, and shares information to address business, employer, and community concerns.
Kansas’ new Hospitality Industry Relief Emergency (HIRE) Fund will help the state’s hospitality industry recover from the negative economic impact of the COVID-19 outbreak.
In response to the coronavirus pandemic, economic leaders in 20 Greater Sacramento communities are aligning initiatives to stabilize the region.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, ZOLL Medical Corporation will increase production of ventilators 25-fold over recent production volumes.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will join the battle against the coronavirus pandemic by manufacturing and donating more than 1 million face masks per month.
If your organization is going above and beyond to help its employees and/or the community at large during the COVID-19 crisis, let us know.
A new report from NordVPN Teams shows that people are working from home due to the coronavirus pandemic, and working longer: Data showed a two-hour increase to the average workday.
In response to COVID-19, governors are requesting $150 billion in immediate direct aid to states, and an increase in the federal share of Medicaid funding for states.
Michael C. Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work, offers tips for business leaders as they guide their teams through the Coronavirus crisis.
In response to the coronavirus pandemic, 88% of organizations have encouraged or required their workers to work from home, according to a Gartner survey.
Due to the escalating COVID-19 pandemic, Business Facilities LiveXchange has been postponed until September 27-29, 2020 at The Ballantyne Hotel in Charlotte, NC.
Scientists and researchers in Alabama are engaged in the global effort to stem threats posed by the novel coronavirus/COVID-19.
Entrepreneurial support organizations and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation have joined forces to help small businesses overcome loss from the COVID-19 virus.
UAW, GM, Ford, and FCA are forming a COVID-19/Coronavirus Task Force to implement enhanced protections for manufacturing and warehouse employees at all three companies.
The first in a bi-monthly series shows how CFOs and finance leaders plan to react to COVID-19, and what impacts they expect to see.