Community & Business Resources

Business Resources & Support

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Durham Small Business Recovery Fund Program

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.

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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

Durham Business 360Durham 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

Support Local Business

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

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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

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Community Resources

Food Resources Locator

End Hunger Durham: Food Resources and Food Locator Map

End Hunger Durham provides information to connect the community to available food resources, including an interactive map to locate nearby pantries, grocery stores, and distribution sites.

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Wear a Face Covering + Shop Local

Find out where to purchase face coverings from local producers for yourself, your family, or your organization. Visit

Stimulus Payment AssistanceDon’t Miss Out on Your $1,200 IRS Economic Impact Payment, 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.

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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.

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Public Health Resources & Data

Local COVID-19 Data

Coronavirus Data and Visualizations

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

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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