Additional Links & Resources to help during COVID-19

At Merlin, we know that it’s tough out there as a result of the COVID-19, but we want to help and be a resource to you. Today, we’re sharing articles and links to loan, relief and grant programs that can help you navigate this difficult time.

For Employers


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The Federal government CARES Act represents more than $376 billion in relief for small businesses and nonprofits, see upcoming webinars here and additional federal information here

Paycheck Protection Program


The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) provides funds to small and non profit organizations in the form of loans; however loans are forgiven when used for payroll costs (including benefits). For more information click here, to apply to this benefit click here

Manhattan Chamber of Commerce Help Desk

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In case you need advice on funding, legal issues, government regulations, please use the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce Help Desk; you do not need to be a chamber member, you can contact them at

You can also attend their weekly webinar on Tuesday here


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