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Educational and financial resources available during the coronavirus pandemic

Whether you're a private citizen or a business, here are some resources that can help you.
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Educational Resources:

Educational resources to support learning during COVID-19

WQAD School Zone

Iowa child care resources

Illinois child care resources

Business/Nonprofit Financial Relief:

Financial relief for artists/musicians

Financial relief for nonprofits  

Relief available for small businesses affected by COVID-19

Illinois offers financial relief for small businesses across the state

Unemployment insurance tax extension to assist small Iowa businesses

Personal Financial Relief:

-How you can get help if you can't work because of the coronavirus

-Emergency declaration offers relief to Iowa residents

-How to file for unemployment during the coronavirus pandemic

-Grants available for restaurant workers in need

-Davenport offers rental assistance

-QC Open Network helps connect YOU with the right resources

-Tenant Based Rental Assistance for Davenport residents occupying rental properties


Legal Help:

Iowa Legal Aid: 1-800-332-0419 


The Quad Cities Chamber website has resources for the following: 

  • Families First Coronavirus Act (unemployment benefits, paid family and sick leave, etc.)
  • Economic Injury Disaster Loans available from the U.S. Small Business Administration (low-interest loans of up to $2 million)
  • Relief for medium-sized businesses in Illinois (a two-month delay in paying sales taxes)
  • Disaster Recovery Grant Program (grants for nonprofits, schools and government agencies serving Rock Island County and Scott County)