Businesses across Chandler may be nervous about how the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact but local business counselors say there are many resources available that can help companies persevere during this tumultuous time.
About 90 percent of the city’s businesses expect the pandemic to impact their operations, according to a recent poll done by the Chandler Chamber of Commerce.
Many businesses told the Chamber they might have to temporarily close and are looking for financial relief to keep their doors open.
Chandler Innovations, a program that helps local entrepreneurs launch their business, is looking to assist Chandler’s business community by offering mentorship and steering companies to helpful resources.
CEO Diana White and Tom Fulcher, the organization’s entrepreneur-in-residence, shared their thoughts with the Chandler Arizonan.