Financial Resources

Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development and AIDEA Alaska CARES Grants program for small businesses and non-profits. Application forms will be available May 21 for submissions starting June 1 through Credit Union 1.

Paycheck Protection Program, implemented through the Small Business Administration’s 7(a) program and local Alaska banks and credit unions. Learn more about PPP loan forgiveness and application form here.

U.S. Treasury Interim Final Rule:  Small Business Administration Business Loan Program Temporary Changes; Paycheck Protection Program – Additional Criterion for Seasonal Employers

U.S. Small Business Administration Economic Injury Disaster Loan Application and informational handout . For additional information, contact the SBA disaster assistance customer service center at 1-800-659-2955 or       

U.S. Travel Summary of the Paycheck Protection Program (June 4) and Frequently Asked Questions (May 4) related to CARES Act loan funds and eligibility.

IRS Coronavirus Tax Relief including a statement on the new July 15 filing extension and information on a plan for Coronavirus-related paid leave for workers and tax credits for small and midsize businesses to recover the cost of providing Coronavirus-related leave. 

FEMA Public Assistance providing supplemental grants to state, tribal, territorial, and local governments, and certain types of private non-profits so that communities can quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies.

State of Alaska Unemployment Insurance Information and  State of Alaska Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (for self-employed individuals who are not working due to COVID-19 and who are not eligible for regular Unemployment Benefits)



New Alaska Cooperative Marketing Opportunities are Now Available

There are a variety of options for your business or organization to leverage Alaska’s national marketing campaign to reach highly qualified potential visitors. See what’s available on the Coop Marketing Programs page.