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Lockhart Chamber of Commerce & Caldwell County Community Services Foundation Business Grant Assistance Program

The COVID-19 pandemic has devastated the ability of our businesses to perform routine trade and commerce transactions. Many of these businesses, some with a local presence expanding decades, have limited access to customers; even to the point of having to close their door - hopefully only a temporary status!

The Lockhart Chamber of Commerce and the Caldwell County Community Services Foundation have created this grant program with the help of Capital Area Housing Finance Corporation to assist local businesses to meet the challenges of maintaining payroll, paying rent, utilities and general operating expenses. A simple grant application and guidelines have been developed. The process is designed to get these emergency funds into the hands of local entrepreneurs in a time turn-around period.

Local Information:

Office of the Texas Governor, Greg Abbott - VIEW WEBSITE

Governor Abbott Proactive Response to the Coronavirus Threat - READ MORE

Caldwell County - VIEW WEBSITE 

Caldwell County Stay At Home Order - READ MORE

Caldwell County Office of Emergency Management - VIEW WEBSITE

City of Lockhart - VIEW WEBSITE

Lockhart ISD COVID-19 Response - READ MORE

Lockhart Economic Development Corporation - VIEW WEBSITE

Business Resources:

Small Business Association (SBA): Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance and Loan Resources - READ MORE

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employees - READ MORE 

U.S. Department of Labor (OSHA): Guidance on preparing workplaces for COVID-19 - READ MORE - Economic Injury Disaster Loans - READ MORE

Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM): SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program - READ MORE 

Center for Women Entrepreneurs: AssistHer Emergency Relief Grant for Women Owned Businesses - READ MORE

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