Polk County Office of Business Development
40 Courthouse Street – PO Box 308 – Columbus, NC 28722
828-894-2895
LMCGAHA@POLKNC.ORG
  
News:
SCORE MENTOR PROVIDED REOPENING CHECKLIST

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Tip Sheet

N
C Main Street Covid-19 resource page Click here

FOR INFORMATION ABOUT RESOURCES FOR SMALL BUSINESSES AND NON PROFITS DURING THE COVID-19 CRISIS PLEASE CLICK HERE

To access letter sent to business owners from Senior Business Specialist Lindsey McGaha click here.


Breakdown of the resources available to non profits (click here)

SBA Economic Injury and Disaster Relief information and link to application (click here)
Application troubleshooting tips (will be updated as tips come in).  (Click here)

IPDC's list of available Internet and mobile services for businesses and individuals (click here)

For a list of companies that are hiring during the COVID-19 crisis click here


Need to file for unemployment benefits (click here)

Duke Energy Utility Assistance (here)

Tips from NC Commerce

Tips for community 
Tips for supporting local economy
Tips for Small Business Owners
Tips for Marketing 6 feet apart
Emergency Loan Checklist
NC Commerce resource spreadsheet

Mission Statement:
To nurture the economy of Polk County while preserving a desirable, rural quality of life.

Purpose of the Office of Economic Development:
To advise the Board of County Commissioners and implement policies and actions that support the Mission of the Polk County Economic Development Commission.

Business Development:


Lindsey McGaha, Senior Business Specialist
LMCGAHA@polknc.org
828-894-2895