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Coronavirus COVID-19


ERACC has received many questions regarding the impact of COVID-19 on local businesses.

In this time of uncertainty, we'd like to assure you that ERACC will be here to support you through this crisis.

We are working closely with many statewide organizations, including other chambers of commerce, to provide you with up to date resources and information.

This page will be updated as new information becomes available.

Essential Business Information


Below is a list of relief options including loans, grants, and tax deferments. Here you will also find resources to help you understand the different funding options available to you. We will be updating this section as new resources become available.

Elk River & Sherburne County Funding Programs

Sherburne County has extended its Business Relief Fund to provide temporary support to local small businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Commissioners voted to extend the Business Relief Fund, to modify and extend the Non-Profit Organization Community Resource Grant program and to establish a third program. The new program provides rent and mortgage payment assistance to non-profit agencies and businesses that do not qualify for the Business Relief Fund or Non-Profit Organization Community Resource Grant programs.

Federal Funding

Federal Resources


Below are resources to guide you through the process of reopening for business in accordance with the Governor's Executive Order 20-40. We will be updating this section as new Executive Orders are released and resources become available.


Below are resources to assist you during the recovery process, which includes marketing, employee engagement, best practices, and customer re-aquistition.

Additional Resources

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