Keeping YOU informed!

Your Clive Chamber of Commerce is working diligently to serve our community in a positive and encouraging way. Our mission is to champion a prosperous business community by serving as a collaborative force for members and partners.

With the onset of the COVID-19 health challenges, we will be updating this page on a daily basis to best serve our COMMUNITY FIRST. We’ll be reaching out to members and all businesses to support each other and to stay strong during this uncertain time.

Please watch for more information coming from the Chamber with regards to upcoming events. Please email us with questions!  [email protected]

Scroll down this list and find a great resources and links to help your business or organization.

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Clive Chamber’s Response to COVID-19

Resources

DSM Forward

DSM Forward is a compilation of playbooks devoted to helping businesses and industries prepare for next steps related to economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. DSM Forward includes industry-specific playbooks, assessments and recommendations — leveraging international, national, state and local sources, and following federal, state and local public health official recommendations — to help guide businesses and organizations as they determine pathways toward the future in an everchanging landscape.

Click your industry below to be linked to the related industry playbook.

General Information and Toolkits

Financial Assistance Information

Employer and Employee Information

How to Help our Non-Profits
*Non-profits who have updates or who would like to be added to this list please email [email protected].

Clive Community Services
515-257-8550
*Donate Nutritious food & personal care items. DO NOT donate clothing, household items or toys at this time. Volunteers are needed! More details here.

LifeServe Blood Center
800-287-4903
*LifeServe is urging healthy, eligible blood donors to book an appointment to ensure appropriate donor flow and social distancing standards can be maintained. Call or go online to make an appointment.

Public Health Updates

Polk County Health Department

Dallas County Health Department

Iowa Department of Public Health

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Free Counseling and Support: You’re not alone. Find support for coping with the effects of the pandemic. COVID Recovery Iowa provides free virtual counseling, virtual activities, referrals and help finding resources to any Iowan seeking assistance or a listening ear. Counselors are available 24/7. For more information, visit COVID Recovery Iowa.

Business Tools

Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Counseling: SBDC offers one-on-one counseling that can be done virtually, including help with loan application processes or other business issues that this crisis is causing, such as distribution, sales, buying, marketing, HR issues and more. Find a counselor on the SBDC website.

Google Resources
Helping Business & Schools to Stay Connected

Grow with Google
Free training, tools, and resources to help you grow your skills, career, or business.

Google Suite/Hangouts
Services Provided: Video Conferencing | Audio/Phone | Instant Messaging | Information Storage/Sharing | Project Management | Security/Encryption
*In response to COVID-19 through July 1:  free access to our advanced Hangouts Meet video-conferencing capabilities to all G Suite and G Suite for Education customers globally including larger meetings, for up to 250 participants per call, live streaming for up to 100,000 viewers within a domain, and the ability to record meetings and save them to Google Drive

Office 365/Teams
Services Provided: Video Conferencing | Instant Messaging | Information Storage/Sharing | Project Management | Security/Encryption
*In response to COVID-19: Beginning March 10, Microsoft is rolling out updates to the free version of Teams that will lift restrictions on user limits.

ZOOM
Services Provided: Video Conferencing | Web Conferencing/Webinar | Security/Encryption
In response to COVID-19: free for educators to move toward virtual learning

Facebook Business Hub

5 Tips for staying productive while working from home

20 Tips for working at home

Work from Home 101

Related News Releases

Small Business Guidance and Loan Resources from SBA
Treasury, IRS and Labor announce plan to implement Coronavirus-related paid leave for workers and tax credits for small and midsize businesses to recover cost of Coronavirus-related leave
U.S. Small Business Administration Issues Economic Injury Disaster Loan declaration for Iowa
March 30 -Iowa Workforce Development updates leave policy for employees impacted by COVID-19 layoffs
May 19, 2020 – SBA clarifies PPP loans in 4-important ways
June 5, 2020 – Trump signs new law relaxing PPP rules
August 28, 2020 – Governor Reynold’s proclamation impacting bars/restaurants
November 10, 2020 – Governor Reynold’s proclamation continuing public health emergency
November 17, 2020 – Governor Reynold’s proclamation
January 6, 2021 – Eligible Paycheck Protection Program expenses now deductible