COVID-19 Resources

As the impacts of the COVID-19 virus coninue to unfold, Mayfield Village strives to keep its commercial stakeholders as informed as possible.  Below are some valuable resources to help you stay educated and respond wisely to the pandemic.

SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

  • ECONOMIC INJURY DISASTER LOAN PROGRAM (EIDL)
    EIDL provides working capital up to $2,000,000 (3.75% for 20 years), including an advance of up to $10,000 that is a forgivable
    Apply directly through the SBA here 
    If you have already applied, but wish to take advantage of the forgivable advance, you must re-apply 
    For assistance with the application, call 800-659-2955 or 216-522-4180.  A video tutorial is also available here

  • PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM (PPP)
    PPP provides job retention funding in the amount of 8 weeks' of payroll + an additional 25% of that amount
    Payments deferred for 6 months
    The loan will be partially forgiven (8 weeks' worth of salaries) if at least 75% of the funds are used for payroll, maintaining or quickly re-hiring employees affected by the pandemic and maintaining salary levels
    Apply through an SBA lender (lenders can be found here).  Mayfield Village recommends engaging your SBA-approved lender ASAP to ensure you can take advantage of the PPP once funding is replenished.
    Sample application can be found here 
    PPP User's Guide
    Small Business Owner's Guide to the CARES Act

  • SBA DEBT RELIEF
    If you have an existing SBA 7(a) loan, the SBA will make your principal and interest payments for the next 6 months.  Contact your bank to notify them you are taking advantage of this program
    While the SBA can not intervene in conventional loans, they do suggest contacting your lender to request re-structuring and / or payment deferral

  • EXPRESS BRIDGE LOANS
    Express Bridge Loans allow small  businesses to access up to $25,000 in emergency funding with streamlined paperwork, and is designed to assist while awaiting EIDL funding
    To be re-paid in part or in full using EIDL proceeds
    Apply through an SBA lender (lenders can be found here)

  • SBA Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources

STATE OF OHIO GOVERNOR'S OFFICE

  • Governor DeWine has indicated that Ohio will begin a phased re-opening of the state's economy as follows:
    Friday, May 1st
    - medical procedures (nor requiring hospital admission / overnight stay)
    - dental offices
    - veterinary offices
    All re-openings are subject to provision of necessary PPE, infection control practices and disclosure of the risk of COVID-19 with patients

    Monday, May 4th
    - manufacturing
    - distribution
    - construction
    All re-openings are subject to safety requirements for customers and employees

    Monday, May 4th
    - general offices
    All re-openings are subject to safety requirements for customers and employees

    Tuesday, May 12th
    - consumer, retail and services
    All re-openings are subject to safety requirements for customers and employees

    Friday, May 15th
    - salons, barbers, personal care
    All re-openings are subject to safety requirements for customers and employees

    Friday, May 15th
    - restaurants (outdoor dining only)
    Thursday, May 21st
    - restaurants (dine-in)
    All re-openings are subject to safety requirements for customers and employees

    Tuesday, May 26th
    - gyms, fitness centers
    All re-openings are subject to safety requirements for customers and employees

    Tuesday, May 26th
    - tennis clubs / courts
    All re-openings are subject to safety requirements for customers and employees

    For more information on businesses that must remain closed, click here

    Also attached for reference is the OSHA Guide to Preparing Workplaces, the Cleveland Clinic's Creating a Safe Workplace and University Hospitals' Healthy Restart Playbook to assist in getting ready to re-open your doors (these resources are not intended to supercede the Governor's guidelines)

CUYAHOGA COUNTY

  • Live agents are available at the County's Small Business Resource Center to answer questions about any assistance program.  Call 216-452-9714 (8:00 am - 5:00 pm weekdays)

US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

ECONOMIC & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE

  • ECDI has established the Recovery Loan Fund, offering loans of up to $20,000 at 6% for 69 months (3 months interest only).  Call 614-559-0115 or email Recovery@ecdi.org to apply.

STATE OF OHIO BUREAU OF WORKERS COMPENSATION

  • In an effort to provide relief, Ohio BWC will defer March, April and May's premiums to June 1st.
  • BWC will also issue direct rebate checks to Ohio businesses in the amount equal to your 2018 premiums (less any oustanding balance) on or about the week of April 27th.  Click here for more information, or contact your BWC claims specialist.

STATE OF OHIO DEVELOPMENT SERVICES AGENCY

STATE OF OHIO DEPARTMENT OF JOB & FAMILY SERVICES

GREATER CLEVELAND PARTNERSHIP

  • InGEAR one-stop local employment listings, including a link to post your positions

TEAM NEO

MAYFIELD AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

  • Webinar & Live Zoom Series
    Mayfield Village has partnered with MACC and our neighboring municipalities to hold these free events, open to non-members:
    - May 7th:  Maneuvering Through the CARES Act with Russell Balthis, Squire Patton Boggs LLP.  View here
    - May 14th: Re-Starting Ohio & Looking Ahead with Cindy Holzheimer, Northern Ohio Area Chamber of Commerce.  Register here
    - May 21st: Operating Restaurants Through COVID-19 with Michael LaMarca, Master Pizza LLC & Ohio Restaurant Association.  Register here
    - May 28th: Human Resources and COVID-19 with Elizabeth Crosby, Buckley King LPA.  Register here

SAMUEL ADAMS - GREG HILL FOUNDATION

OHIO RESTAURANTS ASSOCIATION

  • The Emergency Employee Relief Fund offers small grants to assist with living expenses for restaurant workers who have been laid off during thepandemic

NORTHERN OHIO PRINTING

OHIO MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION

  • Need personal protective equipment during this crisis?  Have some to sell or donate?  Check out the OMA Emergency PPE Marketplace.  The marketplace is the place to buy and sell PPE at fair prices (no brokers) in small quantities.

As Mayfield Village continues to explore ways in which we can further assist your business, please remember to support local businesses as much as you can in the meantime, particularly our restaurants, who are already feeling the effects of the pandemic.  As always, Mayfield Village is here to serve you.

John Marquart, Economic Development Manager, 440-461-7894