City Council has authorized the establishment of the Durham Small Business Recovery Fund program to offer grants and loans for small businesses adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Applications for both grants and loans will open on June 18.
Back on the Bull: Complete the Business Safety Checklist
Complete the checklist in English or Spanish to get a customized poster to display the steps you are taking to keep employees and customers safe. Visit BackOnTheBull.com.
Durham Business 360: Small Business Resources & Support
The City’s Office of Economic and Workforce Development is compiling recovery and relief resources to help small businesses, as well as ways the community can offer support. Visit Durham Business 360
Discover Durham Shares Ways to Support Local Businesses
Find ways to support Durham’s local businesses while practicing social distancing - shop online, order takeout, explore virtual events and activities, and more. Visit Discover Durham
North Carolina Business Reopening Guidelines
Find the State’s detailed guidance for reopening businesses based on industry type, including FAQs, signage, protocols, and more. Visit NCDHHS.gov.
Don’t Miss Out on Your $1,200 IRS Economic Impact Payment
GetYour1200Durham.org, is a resource to help residents avoid scams and learn about steps they can take to make sure they receive IRS economic impact payments (commonly known as stimulus checks) if eligible. The City is not providing tax assistance, and any questions beyond what is provided on this site should be directed to the IRS.
Support East Durham Through Communities in Partnership
Communities in Partnership, a non-profit dedicated to developing grassroots leadership and community engagement in East Durham, is raising resources for small business support and food distribution.
The City’s Technology Solutions Department’s GIS and Open Data programs are using public health data to share COVID-19 data and resources in a visual format for the Durham community. View local COVID-19 data
Understanding North Carolina Phase Two: Safer at Home
Visit the State’s website for additional information on Phase Two, including FAQs and guidelines for common activities and businesses. Visit NC.gov.