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  • NOLA READY (You can also text COVIDNOLA to 888777)
  • NOLA Business Alliance: Resources
  • City of New Orleans One-Stop Shop
  • GNOpivot: A new initiative from GNO, Inc.
  • GNOF COVID-19 Resources
  • Tulane School Of Architecture COVID-19 FAQ’s
  • GNO, Inc. Resources
    • Main Street Recovery Grant Program – The Louisiana Main Street Recovery Grant Program has a new website for businesses to determine whether they qualify for COVID-19 relief grants.  The website also allows businesses to sign up for updates before the application period begins on July 28.  The Main Street Recovery Grant Program is a federally-backed, state-run program that provides up to $15,000 to qualifying businesses.  Businesses seeking grants will need to provide receipts for eligible reimbursable expenses such as rent and payroll.  A call center to assist with questions has also been launched.  The number is 1-888-795-4947.  To visit the new website and learn more about the Louisiana Main Street Recovery Grant Program, please click here.
    • Federal Main Street Lending Program Lenders – There is also new information out this week on the similarly titled, but very different, federal loan program for larger businesses call the Main Street Lending Facility.  The Federal Reserve has started posting information on local lenders participating in the program.  To read more, please click here.  To see the list of lender, please click here.
    • New Orleans Meal Assistance Program – The City of New Orleans has created the COVID-19 Meal Assistance Program.  In collaboration with FEMA, local restaurants will provide free meals to New Orleans residents who have been impacted by COVID-19.  Qualifying residents are asked to call 3-1-1 or go to nola.gov/311to apply for meals.  To learn more, click here.
  • Information & Resources
    • Coronavirus Supplies – If you are looking for PPE, sanitizer, food providers, and other related products and services, search the GNOpivot Marketplace.
    • Coronavirus Customers – If you have pivoted your business to make a new, coronavirus-related product, register on GNOpivot.
    • Work – If you want a job in a sector that is surging right now, new openings are on WorkNOLA.com.
    • Employees  A database of local talent looking for new job opportunities, including quick employment history and skills summary, is on the WorkNOLA Workforce Directory.  GNOmatch provides custom connections between companies with lay-offs, and those hiring for transferable skills.
    • General Information – A range of guides and materials are catalogued on the GNO, Inc. Coronavirus Business Resource Page.