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CT Recovery Bridge Loan Program

Posted on March 27, 2020 by admin


On Thursday (3/26), Governor Ned Lamont announced the launch of the Connecticut Recovery Bridge Loan Program, which allows Connecticut small businesses and nonprofits that have been adversely affected by the COVID-19 outbreak to apply for one-year, no-interest loans of up to $75,000.

Administered through the Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD), the loan program makes $25 million available to businesses and nonprofits that have 100 or fewer employees to assist with three months

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Stay Safe, Stay Home

Posted on March 23, 2020 by admin


Friends and Neighbors,

On Friday, Governor Lamont announced Executive Order 7H – aimed at further limiting the spread of coronavirus by restricting in-person operations for all “non-essential” businesses from March 23rd through April 22nd, 2020.

The executive order establishes a “Stay Safe, Stay Home” policy that orders the shutdown of all non-essential businesses in the state effective at 8:00 p.m. on tonight, Monday, March 23rd.

Late Sunday, state economic development officials released guidance

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Resources for Businesses Impacted by Coronavirus

Posted on March 19, 2020 by admin


Dear Friends & Neighbors,

Today at 1:00 p.m., Advance CT will be holding a conference call with Governor Lamont and Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner David Lehman. They will discuss how the state is responding to the economic dimensions of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. This call is open to all businesses, chambers of commerce, stakeholders, and other in-state partners.

Date/Time: Thursday, March 19th, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Dial in: 1-888-456-0356

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