Resources and Links

TMCN Legislative Offices
Governor Greg Abbott

State Senator Dawn Buckingham – District 24
State Senator Charles Perry – District 28
State Senator Drew Springer – District 30

State Representative Andrew Murr – District 53
State Representative Shelby Slawson – District 59
State Representative Glenn Rogers – District 60
State Representative David Spiller – District 68
State Representative James Frank – District 69
State Representative Stan Lambert – District 71
State Representative Drew Darby – District 72
State Representative Dustin Burrows – District 83

Coffee with the Capitol Crew March 18, 2021 

U.S. Congressman Mac Thornberry
U.S. Congressman August Pfluger
U.S. Congressman Jody Arrington
U.S. Congressman Roger Williams
U.S. Senator John Cornyn
U.S. Senator Ted Cruz

TMCN Region SBDC Offices
Angelo State University SBDC (San Angelo)
Angelo State University SBDC Business Recovery Page
Midwestern State University SBDC (Wichita Falls)
Tarleton State University SBDC (Brownwood & Stephenville)
Texas Tech University SBDC (Abilene)

Council of Governments
Central Texas Council of Governments
Concho Valley Council of Governments
North Central Texas Council of Governments
Nortex Regional Planning Commission
West Central Texas Council of Governments

Workforce Development Boards
Concho Valley Workforce Solutions
Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas

State/Federal Agencies
Texas Department of Agriculture
TDA Rural Economic Development
Texas Department of Transportation
Texas Forts Trail
Texas Plains Trail
Texas Heritage Trails
USDA Rural Development

State Organizations
Association of Rural Communities in Texas
Community Development Institute Texas
Texas Downtown Association
Texas Economic Development Council

Regional Organizations
High Ground of Texas
West Texas Energy Consortium
EDP Best Practices (Greg Last) Resources Edition

COVID-19 Resources 

State & National Updates:
United States White House
Governor Abbott’s Strike Force
Texas Governor’s Office Executive Orders
Texas Dept of State Health Services – Minimum Standard Protocols

State & National Agency Resources – General:
Association for Rural Communities in Texas COVID-19
Better Business Bureau
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Fact Sheet Grocery and Food Retail Workers
Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Fact Sheet Deliver Food & Grocery
ConnectedNation: Coronavirus Response & Resources
Coronavirus Relief Fund for Cities & Counties
Main Street America Recovery Oriented Resource Center
Minority Business Development Agency
OSHA Resources & Information
Restore Your Economy Planning & Recovery
San Angelo Resource Hub COVID-19
Texas Comptroller Key Economic Indicators
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Occupational Licensing Extension
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Approved Online Training Courses for Occupational Licensing
Texas Department of State Health Services Case Tracking
Texas Department of Insurance
Texas Division of Emergency Management
Texas Education Agency
Texas Governor’s Office COVID-19 Resources
Texas Municipal League Resources
United States Chamber of Commerce
United States Department of Agriculture
United States Economic Development Administration

Business Resources & Funding Opportunities
Abilene Chamber Business Resource Guide
AssistHer Emergency Relief Grant
Brownwood/Early Chambers of Commerce
Business for All Grants
Communities Unlimited – Families First
Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) in Texas
Community Foundation of Abilene Non-Profit Resources
Council of Development Finance Agencies
Economic Growth Business Incubator
Facebook Business Resource Hub
Goldman Sacs Partnership with LiftFund (CDFIs)
Google My Business Updates
Governor’s Office Summary of State Incentives & Programs
National Federation of Independent Business
National Restaurant Association Information & Resources
National Retail Federation Resources
Restaurant Employee Relief Fund
Retail Strategies: Navigating COVID-19 for Small Business
Reopen Main Street
SBA Disaster Assistance Loans
SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program
SBA Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources
SCORE Business Interruption Insurance
SCORE Preparing for COVID-19
Simple Dollar: Insurance Companies Providing Support
Small Business Relief Fund
Texas Dept of Agriculture – Agriculture Loan Guarantee Program
Texas Division of Emergency Management FEMA Funding
Texas Downtown Information & Resources
Texas Mutual CARES Act Financial Assistance for Small Business
Texas Restaurant Association
Texas Workforce Commission-Mass Claims for Unemployment
Texas Workforce Commission-COVID Resources
Texas Workforce Commission-Skills Development Fund
United States Chamber of Commerce
US Chamber of Commerce – A Guide to Reopening Your Business
Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas: COVID Update
Verizon Small Business Recovery Fund

Well-Being and Family Resources During Social Distancing:
Abilene Zoo Live Classroom Events
CDC Daily Life and Coping
Gardening With Kids
Healthy At Home: A Toolkit for Supporting Families
Houston Zoo Live
Storybooks Read by Actors Online
Strategies for Coping with Isolation & Loneliness
Texas AgriLife Extension Online Courses
San Diego Zoo Cams
Virtual Field Trips to Take with Your Children
Walk Across Texas Challenge
Walk Through Texas History Challenge

Census 2020: 
Census 2020 Facts & How to Respond