With the unprecedented impact of the COVID-19 crisis on small business, the US Chamber of Commerce Foundation has launched the Save Small Business Fund, which seeks to provide $5,000 grants to eligible companies.

In order to qualify, businesses must:
  • Employ between 3 and 20 people
  • Be located in an economically vulnerable community
  • Click HERE to check your eligibility by zip code
  • Have been harmed financially by the COVID-19 pandemic
Applications for the program will go live at 2:00 pm ET on Monday, April 20. To find more information about applying and program details, click HERE.


For more information on COVID-19 and how to protect yourself, your family and your co-workers, click here.


The Southern Hills area has over 1,000 businesses operating from commercial locations.  We also know there are thousands more working from home.  Help us to identify these businesses. Invite them to join SHBA and to an upcoming meeting.  For only $100 a year a homebased business owner can join and reap full benefits as well as an opportunity to participate in two of our new Makers Fair events per year at no additional cost.  For more information about membership, events, programs and volunteer opportunities,  contact us:


The Hills are Alive with  many enterprising entrepreneurs who are offer a wide variety of products and services.  To raise awareness of these businesses and to help them expand their operations, SHBA is proud to introduce its first Makers Fair.  The event will be held at the Southern Hills Business Conference Center at 9701 Baird Road, Saturday, July 25th from 1pm till 4pm.  Makers of all kinds are invited and tables are available on a first come first served basis.  Handmade, crafts, arts, repurposed, clothing, upcycled, food and farm-to-table makers as well as homebased enterprises are invited.  The cost for space is only $25.  Remember, SHBA homebased members may participate for FREE!  Deadline 7/20/2020.  Register here.

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