Relief Funding for Covid-19
STATE OFFERING FREE ONLINE CLASSES THROUGH COURSERA FOR HAWAII RESIDENTS
The Hawai‘i Technology Development Corporation (HTDC) is offering Hawai‘i residents complimentary access to the Coursera online learning platform with registration open until October 31, 2020. Approved users can take their pick from more than 3,000 courses and certifications from top universities and organizations, ranging from technology to business and personal development offerings. HTDC is an agency of the Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism (DBEDT) and has partnered with the TRUE Initiative to bring the Coursera Workforce Recovery Initiative to Hawai‘
Facilitated by HTDC and the TRUE Initiative, the Coursera Workforce Recovery Initiative by Coursera is an educational offering to assist with unemployment and upskilling.
What is Coursera?
Coursera is an online learning platform that partners with top universities and organizations to offer courses online.
How the program works:
3,800 courses and 400 Specializations available for free (sign-up ends October 31, 2020)
Course Certificates offered for each course completed
Newly-enrolled learners will have through December 31, 2020, to complete their courses
How do I sign up?
Mayor Michael Victorino announced today a partnership with federal credit unions to launch a $3 million recovery and relief fund for local small businesses.
The new Kokua Maui County Small Business Recovery & Relief Fund utilizes CARES Act funds to help local small businesses recover and survive impacts from COVID-19. The grant program will begin accepting online applications starting August 3, 2020.
To read the entire press release dated July 22, 2020, please click this document link > > >
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PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE) FOR YOUR BUSINESS AVAILABLE NOW
Please visit https://mauichamber.site-ym.com/store/ListProducts.aspx?catid=785229 to order. All orders must be picked up at the Maui Chamber of Commerce offices. For more information, please contact us at 808-244-0081.
The Maui County Farm Bureau will be purchasing produce and fruit from farmers throughout Maui island and the County of Maui will be distributing it to residents in need. This program will be providing our farmers with much-needed cash to keep their enterprises going and will be providing food to our families who, through no fault of their own, now have no paychecks.
*SBA Disaster Relief Loan Program - Check Status of Loan Application 800-659-2955
Unemployment Insurance benefits for self-employed persons and bona fide independent contractors are covered through the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program under THE CARES Act. You can complete the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance application by visiting https://pua.hawaii.gov.
> > > > To apply for the PUA program please go to https://pua.hawaii.gov/
For PUA FAQs go to:
Posted on Sep 8, 2020 in COVID-19 News Releases, Latest News, Press Releases
Family Life Center is extending Emergency Rental Assistance to Maui families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.