CARES Act Programs & Updates

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CARES Act Resources

K·Coe Isom has been closely tracking actions taken by the government to help clients alleviate the economic damage caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. We have been assisting them with their efforts to identify and utilize programs and funds that best meet their specific needs.

While significant attention was given to opportunities like the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act includes numerous other potentially useful resources for health care providers, businesses, schools, and non-profits as they navigate financial and operational challenges.

In an effort to help its clients, K·Coe has summarized the funding programs and opportunities that are most likely to benefit them.  This is not a comprehensive list of all CARES Act programs and supplemental funds available.  Below, we have provided a summary of resources available for:

It’s important to note that some of these agencies and their associated programs have issued thorough and complete guidance, while others have yet to do so. Information and guidance is being delivered and announced by various agencies on an ongoing basis. This compilation reflects available information as of May 28, 2020.

Office Locations Update

*All of our California offices are closed completely. Some of our office locations are being closed to visitors. Please check our locations page before you visit to see if your K·Coe office is closed.

Town Hall Recordings


Summary of New SBA Forgiveness FAQs

By K·Coe Editorial | August 6, 2020

Reading Time: 3 minutes In response to questions and requests for clarification surrounding Paycheck Payment Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness, the Small Business Administration (SBA) released ten pages of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on August 4, 2020. Below, K·Coe advisors have provided a summary of key takeaways for businesses relating to FAQs around Payroll Costs …

Read moreSummary of New SBA Forgiveness FAQs

Combat COVID: How to Move Business Forward During Disruption

By K·Coe Editorial | July 8, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes By Jeanne Bernick Next month I’ll join my counterparts from around the country in the K·Coe PRO Summit, a virtual conference designed to help businesses manage operations and navigate impacts during the COVID-19 pandemic and economic crisis. Our business advisors are on the front lines of hearing concerns, navigating issues …

Read moreCombat COVID: How to Move Business Forward During Disruption

SBA Paycheck Protection Program Application Deadline Extended

By K·Coe Editorial | July 6, 2020

Reading Time: < 1 minute As the original June 30 deadline passed for small businesses to apply for the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), the Senate and House worked quickly to unanimously pass an extension proposal.  This past Saturday, President Trump signed the extension allowing businesses to apply for assistance through August …

Read moreSBA Paycheck Protection Program Application Deadline Extended


HR Compliance and Support Services

Small businesses are getting bogged down by COVID-19’s impact on human resources – from employee communication to employer compliance.  Many are operating at full capacity, or putting HR duties onto professionals who are trained in other areas. K·Coe’s consulting arm, TalentPro, can help your business with HR compliance and support.  If you’d like to learn more about how our HR professionals are helping businesses during COVID-19, fill out this form and we will provide answers to FAQs on HR guidance during this time, as well as details on TalentPro support services.

To receive free COVID-19 best practices, and learn more about our HR services and pricing:

Below are links to resources to help businesses navigate through the impacts of COVID-19

CARES Act, SBA, and FFCRA Guidelines

COVID-19 and FFCRA Employer Resources:


Resources for Banks:

Crisis Planning and Management Resources:

Government and Association Links: