COVID-19 Small Business Relief

We understand that our business owners are facing trying times as our nation responds to the COVID-19 pandemic, and we’re here for you. La Marque Economic Development Corporation staff has compiled these resources and will continue to update this page as new information becomes available. For questions, please call 409-938-9255.

The La Marque Economic Development Corporation means business. Together, we will make it through this. 

Visit to see a full list of resources regarding COVID-19, including Governor Abbot’s Executive Orders relating to COVID-19 preparedness and mitigation.

Disaster Recovery Loans for Businesses in the Houston – Galveston Region

Your Galveston County financial institutions are here as they have been for generations, with resources available and a willingness to help. We are putting our community needs ahead of our own interests for the recovery effort and we encourage you to let us be part of your future. Visit one of these participating banks for COVID 19 Business Recovery Loan information. Read More. 

Disaster Assistance Loans for Small Businesses

ANNOUNCED Monday, March 16, 2020: The SBA will provide disaster assistance loans for small businesses impacted by #Coronavirus (#COVID19).

SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans offer up to $2 million in assistance for a small business. These loans can provide vital economic support to small businesses to help overcome the temporary loss of revenue they are experiencing.

▶️Learn how the process for accessing the lending will work:
▶️More small business guidance and resources:

Facebook Small Business Grants Program

We know that your business may be experiencing disruptions resulting from the global outbreak of COVID-19. We’ve heard that a little financial support can go a long way, so we are offering $100M in cash grants and ad credits to help during this challenging time. Read more. 

Navigating COVID-19 by Retail Strategies

Local businesses and downtown areas, in general, are facing the threat of significantly reduced foot traffic and sales, due to everchanging protocol and regulations regarding COVID-19. We’re living in unprecedented times, but for many, business must go on. Read more.

National Retail Federation: Coronavirus Resources for Retailers

NRF is addressing the supply chain implications as well as developments related to the spread of the virus globally and domestically. Please visit their page for updates. Read more.

NFIB: Small Business Resources

We know small business owners are acting now to take necessary precautions, but also need to understand how actions taken by policymakers today affect business operations down the road. On this page, you will find up-to-date resources from NFIB and outside organizations. Read more.


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