COUNTY-WIDE WEBSITE LAUNCHED TO HELP LOCAL COMPANIES NAVIGATE COVID19

Published Thursday, April 16, 2020

 

 

 

April 16, 2020 - PALM BEACH COUNTY - As businesses across our region and the globe continue to respond to the COVID-19 crisis, the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County, in partnership with Palm Beach County, local chambers of commerce and municipalities,  is launching www.BizHelpPBC.com to assist companies in their efforts to access assistance needed for full recovery.   
 
As a first step in this program, the Business Development Board aims to inform the broader business community about federal programs and other opportunities designed to help companies weather and recover from the COVID-19 crisis. Over the past weeks, several federal lending programs have been enacted to aid businesses and their employees who have been affected by the coronavirus. The most recent is the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which, among the provisions, allocates $350 billion to help small businesses keep workers employed amid the pandemic and associated economic downturn.  
 
As the COVID-19 situation evolves, the Business Development Board is committed to being a valuable, timely resource to the Palm Beach County business community.  We will continue to provide weekly updates containing news and resources as well as hold a 2pm Town Hall call every Friday. We encourage the business community to tap into these resources and to bookmark www.BizHelpPBC.com where we will be updating information around recovery efforts.  

 

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About Business Development Board 
The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County is the official public/private economic development organization for Palm Beach County and Enterprise Florida.  Founded in 1982 as a not-for-profit corporation, our primary purpose is to attract and retain new industry, business investment, high quality jobs and workforce development through corporate relocations, expansions and international trade. During the past five years, the BDB has assisted companies that have created more than 12,822 direct jobs with average salaries greater than $69,062, resulting in more than $777 million in capital investment to Palm Beach County and an economic impact that exceeds $6.87 billion.  Additional information can be found at the BDB’s web site, BDB.org.

Investors

#1 Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners Aerojet Rocketdyne Bank of America Bank United Baptist Health South Florida
Caler, Donten, Levine, Cohen, Porter & Veil, P.A. CareerSource Carrier DePuy Synthes Power Tools, a Johnson & Johnson Company Equestrian Center
Florida Crystals Corporation FPL Greenberg Traurig Gunster Hardrives, Inc.
HCA Palm Beach Hospitals Hedrick Brothers Construction Hospital for Special Surgery J.C. White JP Morgan Chase
LRP Publications Martens Group Minto Communities, LLC NCCI Nova Southeastern University
Palm Beach Aggregates, LLC Palm Beach Park of Commerce PNC Bank Pratt & Whitney (A United Technologies Company) Raymond James Financial Services/Boynton Financial Group, Inc.
RSM South Florida Business & Wealth Magazine South Florida Business Journal Stiles-Nicholson Foundation TD Bank
Tortoise Properties Wells Fargo & Company Wexford Capital