NEWS AND ADDITIONAL RESOURCES
- Sunday, April 13: Governor McMaster issued Executive Order 2020-23, which extends the current State of Emergency for another 15 days.
- Wednesday, April 8: SC House passes Continuing Resolution, proposes $180M for coronavirus reserve account
- Monday, April 6: Governor McMaster issues mandatory statewide “home or work” orders effective Tuesday, April 7 at 5 pm.
- Thursday, April 2: Effective at 10 am on Saturday, April 4, businesses permitted to operate within the City of Greenville must take proactive measures to ensure social distancing requirements where implementing such measures would not create an undue hardship for the individual business. City residents are strongly urged to stay in their homes with exceptions.
- Tuesday, March 31: SC Gov. McMaster orders “nonessential” businesses to close to fight coronavirus.
- The City of Columbia has issued a “Stay at Home Order” effective Sunday, March 29 at 12:01 am.
- The City of Charleston has issued a “Stay at Home Order” effective Thursday, March 26 at 12:01 am.
- Click here to check guidance from Federal DHS about Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce.
- EY Resources and Webinars (financial information)
- Practical Growth Advisors: Practical Actions With Your Bank
- The federal tax filing deadline has been moved to July 15. Learn more.
- The State Economic Development Executives network has an index of state economic development actions by focus and location.
- The National Council of State Legislatures has several pages dedicated to state actions in related to COVID-19:
- The National Governors Association is providing information on the status of COVID-19 in the U.S. and abroad, what actions states and territories have taken to address it, and the latest efforts by the federal government.
- MultiState provides a reference to updates and information issued by state and key local agencies and policymakers that is updated daily.
- The Tax Foundation provides information on state legislatures’ schedules, adjustments and status of the state’s budget, and the state’s rainy day fund (RDF) balance as a percentage of the prior year’s general fund budget.
- NVCA is tracking resources for venture capital firms and VC-backed companies
- Facebook is offering $100 million in small business grants across 30 countries
- JPMC is including $8 million in philanthropic grants assist small businesses vulnerable to significant economic hardships in the US, China and Europe