Resources

Resources available online as Lee County residents prepare for peak hurricane season

July 10th, 2020

Take a virtual seminar through a series of videos   Fort Myers, FL, July 2, 2020 – New resources are now available online to help guide you and your family this hurricane season, including short instructional videos outlining the supplies to have on hand, how to decide whether to go to a public shelter, and […]

TWO39 LABS 12-Week Program designed to support startups is set to launch on September 14th

July 10th, 2020

BONITA SPRINGS, FLA. – JULY 09, 2020 TWO39 Group, LLC (“TWO39”) today announced the launch of its new startup accelerator, TWO39 LABS (“LABS”), a 12-week program designed to provide innovation startups with the resources and support they need to grow quickly, increase viability, and become pitch-ready. LABS is set to launch on September 14th.   Those […]

Business funds still available through LeeCARES

June 8th, 2020

Funding is still available to Lee County businesses and individuals through the CARES Act. $5,000 grants and PPE kits are available for small businesses.Grants of up to $2,000 per eligible household are available to help pay rent, mortgage or utilities.Apply here: https://leeflcares.com/

Government assistance for small business: A Post Covid-19 Update

May 29th, 2020

Government assistance for small business: A Post Covid-19 Update   Government Assistance for Small Business: A Post Covid19 Update Saturday, June 13, 2020 10:00 am – 11:30 am Free Webinar! This webinar will provide updates on the PPP and other government loan programs; updates on foreclosure moratoria and forebearance programs; quidelines for reopening your business; update […]

June 10 Webinar on Paycheck Protection Program Compliance for Nonprofit and Small Businesses

May 29th, 2020

With a focus on providing support to regional nonprofit and small businesses, Southwest Florida Community Foundation is offering an upcoming webinar on important information on Safe Harbor Compliance for the Paycheck Protection Program as part of the Foundation’s ongoing Thrivability by Collaboratory program.   Thrivability: You’ve Got the PPP, Now What? will be held on Wednesday, June 10 at 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.  The complimentary program will feature local expert panelists who will cover compliance and other important […]

Pelican Colony Learning Center offers free care to children of police, fire and medical personnel

May 22nd, 2020

RESTART SWFL Fact Sheet

May 22nd, 2020

FGCU pledges to help RESTART SWFL, restore consumer confidence

May 22nd, 2020

Initiative aims to help businesses respond to COVID-19 impact Fort Myers, Fla. – May 19, 2020 – Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) is launching RESTART SWFL, an initiative dedicated to helping businesses respond to the impact of COVID-19 on their operations, work force, vendors and customers. “We know that good health makes good business, so […]

Demographics of Lee County

May 7th, 2020

Learn more about our area demographics in this resource from our partners at the Lee County Economic Development Office.

CARES Act and SBA Economic Disaster Injury Loans explained

May 7th, 2020

Read the latest on the CARES Act and SBA Economic Disaster Injury Loans from our partners at the Lee County Economic Development Office here.