Resources to Leverage the CARES Act

Information about the CARES Act is coming out daily. There are a tremendous amount of resources available online to help. The following links represent what I believe are the best currently available resources to help MSPs and SMBs understand the CARES Act and what relief provisions may be available to you. If you know of additional resources worth sharing, please let me know and I will update this post. Good luck, stay safe and stay healthy!

TODAY at 5 PM EDT, Your Guide to the Economic Injury Disaster Loan Application Process

Join CompTIA VP of Strategic Workforce Relatioships Amy Kardel, JD as she walks you through the application process for the $10K grant available through the CARES Act.

Don't Get Fooled - What MSPs Need to Know About the CARES Stimulus Act

If you are a member of The ASCII Group, be sure to register for this webinar on Wednesday, April 1st. Rayanne Buchianico of ABC Solutions spent the past weekend reading and summarizing the CARES Act. She has really gone above and beyond putting together a totally selfless benefit for the Community.

CARES Act Summary Notes

Recovery Rebate for Individuals – Excel

EIDL vs. PPP Comparison - Excel

CARES Act Stimulus Strategy

Speaking of Rayanne, here are her extensive notes summarizing the CARES Act. She has also made available Excel workbooks that outline whether of not you may be eligible for the individual rebate and a comparison of the Economic Injury Disaster Loan vs. the Paycheck Protection Program. Rayanne also pubished a great blog post on developing a strategy to use the CARES Act effectively. Thank you for these excellent resources Rayanne!

CompTIA's Summary of $2 Trillion Stimulus Package

CompTIA's Advocacy team has published a PDF comprehensive review of the CARES Act.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources

The SBA maintains this page with the latest information about CARES Act and other financial resources for small businesses.

The CARES Act Has Passed: Here Are The Highlights

This is an excellent article from Forbes Magazine.

Strategic Planning for Beyond the Curve

Larry Walsh and his team at the 2112 Group have put together this excellent resource. While primarily focused on Channel Vendors, there is a lot of good information here for all.

Advice from Verne Harnish

Noted business coach Verne Harnish, founder of Gazelles and Scaling Up has published a PDF summary of the CARES Act provisions that most businesses will be able to use.