Chamber News

$21 Million in Grant Funding for Small Businesses Now Available

GLI News Brief: Yesterday, Louisville Metro Government opened a new $21 million in federal CARES funding for small business COVID-19 relief grants. GLI has voiced support for this program which is providing up to $50,000 in funding designed to help small business closures caused by the pandemic and to preserve some of the businesses that make Louisville unique. Industries […]

Summer Family Fun Fest – July 25

Join CityPlace for our 2nd Annual Family Fun Fest on July 25, 2020 from 10 am – 2 pm.  Guests of all ages will enjoy music, fun and games!  Other attractions will include a vendor fair, food trucks, magician, dog training demonstrations and more. It’s time to get out and have some FUN. Also, if you have a […]

Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grants

The application will open for Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grants on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, and more details will be provided on that date. Applicants must have a business located within Louisville/Jefferson County. At least 50 percent of the funds will be spent in low-to-moderate income census tracts. MORE HERE

Key Changes to the Paycheck Protection Program

After much advocacy by businesses across the country, President Trump has signed a bill that includes key changes to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to grant more flexibility for businesses to meet the program’s repayment requirements. Key changes include: the 8-week period that businesses have to restore staffing levels to pre-pandemic levels is expanded to the earlier […]