Here are some links to resources you may find helpful during this quarantine period.
Please contact us if you have additional links you'd like to share with our membership.
Anyone may request an absentee ballot
for this November's general election.
Here's the form and instructions for
sending it in.
Absentee Voter Request Form
Personal Financial Links
Information from the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on mortgage and student loan relief and how homeowners can obtain mortgage forbearance if their finances are affected due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Business Resources and Links
Guide for Business - Preparing for Re-Opening
Detailed instructions to prepare you for re-opening
New Bern Chamber of Commerce & Swiss Bear
Announcement of the program
Funding links compiled by the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC)
North Carolina Business Relief Resources-COVID-19
EDPNC has developed this web page compiling resources available to assist businesses through this pandemic.
If you have run into supply chain disruptions check out ManufacturedNC to identify the manufacturer or supplier you need.
Small businesses and non-profits that have been severely affected by COVID-19 are encouraged to apply for low interest loans through the Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program from the SBA
Facebook Small Business Grants Program is offering cash and ad credits to small businesses affected by COVID-19
United Way Worldwide has established the COVID-19 Community Response and Recovery Fund to assist vulnerable communities access critical information and basic services
The North Carolina Employment Security Division has adjusted due to COVID-19. Apply for unemployment here.
Golden Leaf and NC Rural Center have developed a new loan program offering 0% interest loans for 6 months called NC COVID-19 Rapid Recovery Loans