COVID-19 Resources Toolkit

We know that not every business has fared the same during the COVID-19 pandemic. Port Houston is here to help small, minority- and woman-owned businesses thrive no matter what. Below is a compiled list of COVID-19 Resources from our trusted community and business partners. You will find links to procurement opportunities with area public and private organizations, Small Business Association (SBA) COVID-19 Disaster Assistance, workplace safety and public health resources.

Public Agency Procurement Opportunities

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Port Houston Small Business Program
City of Houston Office of Business Opportunity
METRO Small Business Program
Fort Bend ISD Small Business Program
Houston ISD Office of Supplier Diversity
Houston Community College Office of Procurement
Houston First Corporation
Texas Economic Development State and Federal Program

Technical Assistance for Small Businesses

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University of Houston Small Business Development Center
UH Procurement Technical Assistance Center
Houston Service Corps of Retired Executives Coronavirus Resource Hub
Houston Minority Business Development Agency
WBEA Women’s Business Center
Houston Minority Supplier Development Council

COVID-19 Business Assistance Information

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US Small Business Administration COVID 19 Small Business Guidance and Loan Resources
Office of the Texas Governor Business Resources
Greater Houston Partnership
Coronavirus Relief Options
US Chamber of Commerce Coronavirus Small Business Survival Guide
Texas Workforce Commission
Child Care Program Assistance for Essential Workers
LiftFund Disaster Relief Loan Program
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Fund

Workplace Safety

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US Department of Labor OSHA Services

Public Health Resources

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City of Houston Emergency Operations Center
Harris County Public Health COVID- 19 Resource Center
US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CDC: Frequently Asked Questions
Johns Hopkins University Dashboard

Disclaimer:  This information will be available and updated as needed.  It does not guarantee access to financial assistance and/or should be construed as giving business, legal or other advice.