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Financial Relief & Business Resources for Huntsville Hospitality Partners

Huntsville/Madison County is home to many organizations that are dedicated to serving the local and regional business community on a regular basis, especially during the COVID-19 crisis. To help you get an idea of the funding and financial support that may be available to you, as well as helpful health and safety guidelines, please consider the following business resources below. Keep in mind that many of these entities may be experiencing a high volume of inquiries at this time:

 

For Restaurants, Beverage and Lodging Providers

Alabama Restaurant and Hospitality Association

Huntsville Food to Go Options Facebook Group

Alabama Hospitality Workers Relief Fund

National Restaurant Association

Downtown Huntsville, Inc.

Samuel Adams Restaurant Strong Relief Fund - $1,000 grants

ServSafe

Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board

Huntsville Service Industry Tips - "Digital Tip Jar"

One Fair Wage Emergency Fund

Bartender Emergency Fund

 

For Artists and Independent Creatives

Also see this list of artist resources from our friends at Arts Huntsville >>>

Arts Huntsville Individual Artist Emergency Relief Grant Fund

Advocacy Fund for Alabama Musicians

Actors Fund Emergency Financial Assistance

The Adolph & Esther Gottlieb Emergency Grant

Arts Leaders of Color Emergency Fund

Equal Sound Corona Relief Fund

Format Photographer Fund

Foundation for Contemporary Arts

MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund

PEN America Writers’ Emergency Fund

Sweet Relief COVID-19 Fund

 

General Business and Employment Assistance

U.S. Small Business Administration Economic Injury Disaster Program

United Way Worldwide

Small Business Administration - Guidance & Loan Resources

Small Business Administration - Disaster Loan Assistance Program

CARES Act - Paycheck Protection Program

Families First Coronavirus Response Act - Employer Paid Leave Requirements

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Facebook Small Business Grants Program

CDC Resources for Businesses & Employers

Temporary Employment Opportunities from Downtown Huntsville, Inc.

 

Local Resources and Chambers of Commerce

Neighborhood Concepts, Inc. - Emergency Lines of Credit up to $25,000

#QuaranTEAM Support

Huntsville/Madison County Chamber

Madison Chamber of Commerce

City of Huntsville

City of Madison

Madison County Commission

 

State Resources

Altogether Alabama - Primary COVID-19 Assistance Site for the State of Alabama

Alabama Tourism Department

Alabama Travel Council

Alabama Destination Marketing Organizations

Alabama Department of Labor - Unemployment Compensation

Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama

Alabama Extension Service

Alabama Small Business Development Center Network

Alabama Department of Revenue - Tax Relief

 

National Travel Industry Resources

U.S. Travel Association

Destinations International

Meetings Mean Business

 

Partner Updates & Information

We are committed to supporting our local hospitality industry, which is a vital part of the region's economy and generates thousands of jobs. As the Coronavirus affects travel and business decisions, the Huntsville/Madison County CVB will continue to coordinate with our partners to assess how business is changing and how we can work to develop resources that help minimize the impact on our economy. If you have updates that you can provide to us regarding your business, please reach out to the following staff contacts:

Partner Updates
Kristen Pepper - kristen@huntsville.org
Beth Ridgeway - beth@huntsville.org

Event Updates
Lori Dendy - ldendy@huntsville.org

Hotel Updates
Jamie Koshofer - jamie@huntsville.org