A Resilient Columbia: Economic Sustainability Plan

The City of Columbia wants to address possible and known impacts of COVID-19 on small businesses and non-profits in the City. 

This plan is to also address the impacts of the City's budget and ability to provide seamless delivery of public services in response to emergencies. 

VIEW: A Resilient Columbia: Economic Sustainability Plan. This plan was discussed during the Friday, March 20th City Council Meeting and was approved. 


The City of Columbia will assist in recovery efforts to help small businesses  meet their ordinary and necessary financial obligations that cannot be met as a direct result of the disaster. Please review below the attachment about the Small Business Administration Economic Injury Disaster Loans. 

VIEW: Small Business Adminstration Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) Fact Sheet

VIEW: Small Business Stabilization Forgivable Loan Guidelines (SBSL)  


The City of Columbia Economic Development Department is working with local businesses in various districts in the Midlands and will be providing a continued updated list of those businesses still operating.

VIEW: Listing of businesses operating during COVID-19