Below is a list of economic resources on a local, state, and national level, in addition to, other resources. 


Business Reopening Resources


Federal and National Resources 


Legal and Workplace Resources


Local Resources

  • ICAreaTogether.com, a resource to local businesses, is a collaboration of the Iowa City Downtown District, Think Iowa City, Iowa City Area Development Group, and Iowa City Area Business Partnership. 
  • ICR IOWA Career Collective offers resources for employers and individuals looking for employment. 
  • Johnson County Public Health Business Impact Survey: If you own or operate a business in Johnson County, complete this survey to help Johnson County better understand the current business impacts for future community planning.  

Refugee, Immigrant, and Tribal Communities

For refugee, immigrant, and tribal community information, including a variety of multilingual resources, visit the Recovery and Support web page. 


Restaurant, Food Industry, and Takeout Workers Assistance 

  • One Fair Wage, a nonprofit that advocates for restaurant workers, has set up an emergency fund to provide financial assistance to food service employees. 
  • Restaurant Association: For the restaurant and hospitality industry, the Restaurant Association of Iowa website provides information, resources, and community.  
  • Restaurant Workers' Community Foundation has created a COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund for individual workers and small businesses in the restaurant industry. 
  • United States Bartender Guild Charity Foundation has applications for monetary assistance to bartenders or spouses of bartenders who have lost wages due to an emergency. 

Statewide Resources


Webinars