We are closely monitoring the progress of the CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security) Act. The CARES Act is in the legislative process and acticipated to be signed […]
Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan (EBL) Program This program is out of funds and no longer accepting applications. The Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program is short-term, interest-free […]
This new law takes effect April 2, 2020. It requires employers with up to 500 employees to provide paid sick leave and paid family leave while also providing a refundable […]
Apply Here If you have trouble submitting your information online click here The SBA provides targeted, low-interest loans to small businesses and non-profits that have been severely impacted by the […]
The EDC’s priority is to provide the most up-to-date, impactful information available during these uncertain times. The EDC wants your business to endure minimal interruption and be back up and […]
The EDC’s priority is to provide the most up-to-date, impactful information available during these uncertain times. To see the full resources available to you please visit the EDC COVID-19 Page. […]
If your employment has been negatively impacted because of mitigation efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19, you may be eligible to receive Reemployment Assistance. If you need assistance, the […]
The Short Time Compensation Program is a voluntary employer program designed to help employers maintain their staff by reducing the weekly working hours during temporary slowdowns instead of temporarily laying […]
Submitting your application options: 1) Online application: Here 2) Download an application, complete it and mail it with the required supporting documentation to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) […]
On Monday, March 2nd, the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce’s CareerEdge workforce initiative, will open their annual request for proposal (RFP) process soliciting plans from manufacturing, healthcare, insurance and skilled […]
Trident Building Systems, Inc., located in Sarasota, FL., Merges with Behlen Mfg. Co., headquartered in Columbus, NE.
Trident Building Systems, Inc., located in Sarasota, FL., has entered into a merger agreement with Behlen Mfg. Co., headquartered in Columbus, NE. Carl Petrat, President of Trident, and the current […]
By Art Lambert The Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County has learned valuable lessons over the years by adapting to the changing needs of the local business community and the […]
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