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***COVID-19 Resources***

University of Maryland Extension and Maryland Sea Grant have compiled a list to help aquaculture businesses find resources related to the COVID-19 pandemic.  This list is not a complete list of all the resources which may be available to you. We will attempt to update this list as new resources are identified.

Federal Financial Resources

US Department of Labor Coronavirus Resources 

COVID-19 and the American Workplace

US Treasury Resources for Small Businesses - Paycheck Protection Program

US Chamber of Commerce Resources

US Dept of Homeland Security Critical Worker Advisory List

US Small Business Administration Economic Injury Disaster Assistance Loan

US Small Business Administration Express Bridge Loan Pilot Program

USDA Farm Service Agency Loan Programs

US Senate Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act

Internal Revenue Service- Employee Retention Credit under the CARES Act 

IRS: Employee Retention Credit available for many businesses financially impacted by COVID-19

Council of Development Finance Agencies

American Farm Land Trust Farmer Relief Fund

National Sea Grant Seafood Website

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center Financial Fact Sheets

National Sea Grant Law Office

Farm Credit East Webinars

Global Aquaculture Alliance

Saving Seafood

Webinar by Carole Engle: Aquaculture Farm Financial Management During the Pandemic

National Sea Grant Law Center CARES Act Webinar Part one 

National Sea Grant Law Center CARES Act Q&A Part one

National Sea Grant Law Center CARES Act Webinar Part two

National Sea Grant Law Center CARES Act Q&A Part two

CFARE E-Commerce During COVID-19 Webinar Opportunities for Food Producers to Make Direct Market Sales Online 

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