Category Archives: General Interest

COVID-19 Why Hasn’t My Friend Gotten Their Stimulus Check?

On April 16, 2020 we published The Corona Virus Version of Where’s My Refund which highlighted Just Asking for A Friend.  Today we publish Why Hasn’t My Friend Gotten Their Stimulus Check?   In case your friend is wondering where the … Continue reading

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#COVID-19 Still Some PPP Left

Word on the street is there remains $70 billion in SBA PPP funding. That first 349B$ April 3 was gone in a matter of several days. Near the end of April, it was replenished with 310B$. Plus, all the returns-the … Continue reading

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#COVID-19 Watts Up Miles Down.

Kids schooling at home; grownups working from home. And nowhere really to go, Watts are up and Miles are down.Electric Bills. The big utility companies are giving a little back on May bills. No disconnecting for nonpayment. No late payment … Continue reading

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#COVID-19 Pinellas Arts Community Relief Fund

The Pinellas Arts Community Fund is OPEN AGAIN ! This is a rolling application process with review, selection and disbursement happening bi-weekly. The Pinellas Arts Community Relief Fund was started by a collaboration between Pinellas Community Foundation, St Petersburg Arts … Continue reading

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#COVID-19 City of Clearwater – Clearwater Back-to-Business Grant and Professional Services Program (Back To Business Program)

REGISTER TO APPLY AND PREQUALIFY BEFORE MIDNIGHT SUNDAY 5/17/2020 The Back To Business Program is a Clearwater, FL program that is providing up to $6,000 for qualifying brick and mortar businesses AND up to $3,000 for qualifying home-based businesses. There … Continue reading

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#COVID-19 Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC) Part 1 of 3.

The ERTC is encouragement, for employers to keep paying employees, in the form of a refundable credit equal to 50% of up to $10,000 of qualified wages for a maximum $5,000 credit – per employee. The credit is taken against … Continue reading

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#COVID-19 City of Gulfport – Gateway Grant-BUSINESS

City of Gulfport – Gateway Grant OPENS WEDNESDAY May 6, 2020 FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVE Stroll down any Main Street, USA. Stores with closed signs. Empty storefront parking spaces. Idle exercise equipment. Uncoiffed dogs out walking. Styrofoam to go containers have taken … Continue reading

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#COVID-19 #GivingTuesdayNow

Today is the day to give! To give what you can and be a part of this global day of giving in response to COVID-19. Today is in addition to the regularly scheduled December 1st, 2020 #GivingTuesday. Perhaps we can … Continue reading

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#COVID-19 Hillsborough County – Rapid Response Recovery Program (R3)

Opened Monday 4/27/2020 AND Closed Wednesday 4/29/2020 The Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners is aiming to deploy its $256M from the CARES Act. $15M was allocated to the county’s social services department to augment existing programs for INDIVIDUALS. 30,000 … Continue reading

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UPDATED 04/30/2020 – COVID-19 City of Saint Petersburg – Fighting Chance Fund

City of Saint Petersburg – Fighting Chance Fund REOPENS THURSDAY, APRIL 30, 2020 FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVE Stroll down any Main Street, USA. Stores with closed signs. Empty storefront parking spaces. Idle exercise equipment. Uncoiffed dogs out walking. Styrofoam to go containers … Continue reading

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