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Resources for Indiana State Businesses Looking for Assistance

During this unprecented time, many businesses are looking for resources on how to manage this massive change. In an effort to streamline the research process, please find the following opportunities for businesses in Indiana:

FEMA – Industry Liasion Program

Interested in supporting the response to COVID-19 with your company’s goods and/or services? Please submit your inquiry to the DHSIndustryLiaison@hq.dhs.gov for receipt and review by the appropriate acquisition office. Additional information available here: https://www.fema.gov/industry-liaison-program

 

Indiana COVID-19 Business Resource Center

A collection of resources from the Indiana Economic Development Corporation: https://iedc.in.gov/response
Hotline for business & industry with Stay-at-Home Order: 1-877-820-0890 or covidresponse@iedc.in.gov

 

Indiana Small Business Development Center Network COVID-19 Resources

With 10 regional offices throughout the state, the ISBDC offers no-cost business advising for entrepreneurs and small businesses. Advisors are available to provide free advising and disaster relief loan application assistance for those impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Please find your local ISBDC office below or search by county online here:

Central Indiana SBDC
1-317-940-3919
https://isbdc.org/locations/central-isbdc/

East Central Indiana SBDC
1-866-596-7232 or 1-765-282-9950
https://isbdc.org/locations/east-central-isbdc/

Hoosier Heartland Indiana SBDC
Kokomo Office
1-765-454-7922
https://isbdc.org/locations/hoosier-heartland-isbdc/

West Lafayette Office
1-765-454-7922
https://isbdc.org/locations/hoosier-heartland-isbdc/

North Central Indiana SBDC
1-574-520-4126
https://isbdc.org/locations/north-central-isbdc/

Northeast Indiana SBDC
1-260-481-0500
https://isbdc.org/locations/northeast-isbdc/

Northwest Indiana SBDC
1-219-644-3513
https://isbdc.org/locations/northwest-isbdc/

South Central Indiana SBDC
1-812-345-1141
https://isbdc.org/locations/south-central-isbdc/

Southeast Indiana SBDC
1-812-952-9765
https://isbdc.org/locations/southeast-isbdc/

Southwest Indiana SBDC
1-812-425-7232
https://isbdc.org/locations/southwest-isbdc/

West Central Indiana SBDC
1-800-227-7232 or 1-812-237-7676
https://isbdc.org/locations/west-central-isbdc/


Indy Chamber – Rapid Response Loan Fund

The Rapid Response Loan Fund through the Indy Chamber’s Business Ownership Initiative (BOI) and its partners is an affordable option for loans of $1,000-$25,000. These could be used to pay employee salaries, insurance premiums, or as a bridge loan until additional funding kicks in from your bank or from the SBA. Complete information available here: https://www.response.indychamber.com/loans

 

SBA Disaster Loans for Small Business

Indiana has secured federal disaster assistance from the U.S. Small Business Administration to assist small businesses impacted by COVID-19. All available options can be found here: https://www.sba.gov/page/coronavirus-covid-19-small-business-guidance-loan-resources
Questions: 1-800-659-2955 (TTY/TDD: 1-800-877-8339) or disastercustomerservice@sba.gov

 

SCORE – America’s premier source of free business mentoring and education

As a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), SCORE has helped more than 11 million entrepreneurs through mentoring, workshops and educational resources since 1964. Request a meeting with a remote SCORE mentor here: https://www.score.org/find-mentor

 

U.S. Chamber of Commerce  – Coronavirus Small Business Resources & Relief Information

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is a national not-for-profit business federation devoted to promoting business interests in the United States and around the globe. The organization has created a full list of programs providing financial assistance to small businesses nationwide impacted by COVID-19 found here: https://www.uschamberfoundation.org/article/help-small-business

 

We sincerely hope these resources can help you find the guidance and support needed to manage the changes ahead. If there are additional resources you would like to see added to the list, please contact us