The National Main Street Center will be hosting two webinars specifically for Main Street programs on the short-term and long-term effects of COVID-19. Learn more in the descriptions below.
COVID-19 & Main Street: Supporting Local Safely
Thu, Mar 26, 2020 | 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM CDT
Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Main Street programs across the country have been moving rapidly to offer support to local businesses and the community as a whole. The situation is continually evolving, requiring us to keep abreast of changes from the national policy purview to the best practices being demonstrated in local communities. Join us for this webinar program for updates from the National Federation of Independent Businesses on the impact to the business community and current resources and guidance, followed by a panel discussion of local program directors and the work they are doing to #SupportLocalSafely.
COVID-19 & Main Street: Organizational Health Check-Up
Tue, Mar 31, 2020 | 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CDT
Effectively supporting small businesses in a Main Street community requires a strong foundation, but the COVID-19 pandemic will have short and long-term impacts on your organization’s financial health. What should you be doing now and in future weeks to review cashflow, and your varied revenue sources to keep moving forward? Join this “check-up” with Kathy LaPlante and Donna Ann Harris to learn about how your organization should prepare to weather this crisis, think through long-term needs, and focus on your most important work.