Community Initiatives & Organizations
Kerrville CVB - From Kerrville, With Love
We here at the Kerrville Convention and Visitors Bureau love Kerrville and the Kerrville area, and we know our local businesses do too. That shared passion and care for this community is what inspired the From Kerrville, With Love project. We want to highlight the businesses and shop owners that are not only our neighbors but that are working hard to provide food, goods, and services as we all collectively weather these unprecedented times. So tell us your stories! Send you us your photos that shows the human side of your business, and most importantly tell us why you love this piece of the Hill Country we all call home.
The Kerrville Daily Times to celebrate and encourage neighborliness in our community. We are celebrating kindness, empathy, and community involvement. Drawing upon the example of the late Fred Rogers, the famed children’s television host, the newspaper is embarking on a campaign called Kerrville Kindness, which aims to highlight acts of neighborliness and kindness in our communities. We encourage readers to tell us about the good neighbors in our community and those you admire for their ability to bring people together. We encourage residents to get involved by emailing us examples of unique kindness they have been shown. Email us at [email protected]
West Kerr Chamber of Commerce
We are monitoring the news and information being shared from our county, state and federal government regarding COVID-19 and have created this page to keep you informed about resources available in your place of business and your employment status. We cannot emphasize enough to prepare, not panic and use the information below to help guide you throughout this time.
The Hill Country Strong Fund
The Hill Country Strong Fund supports organizations helping individuals and communities economically affected by the coronavirus. Grants will be made to service clubs, relief organizations, religious institutions, social service nonprofits, community groups, healthcare providers, and other charities in the Hill Country that are meeting local needs related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Fund currently makes grants proactively and does not accept applications at this time. An application is forthcoming. A community-led advisory committee is in formation. All grants are ultimately approved by the Community Foundation’s Board of Trustees.
Alamo Workforce Solutions Recurring Webinar - Employment Orientation
Alamo Workforce Solutions Zoom Orientation Schedule for new employment or training opportunities. Orientation Covers: services available including general services such as computer usage, resume paper, resume help, etc. Training topics discussed: training opportunities for eligible customers (these include assistance with tuition/training costs for in-demand occupations (like LVN or Dental Assistant) as well as support services (such as gas, rental assistance) while attending those trainings.
National Retail Federation
The health and safety of customers and workers is retailers’ top priority. NRF is closely monitoring the situation around the COVID-19 pandemic, coordinating with government agencies, health experts and retailers as the situation continues to evolve. NRF is addressing the supply chain implications as well as developments related to the spread of the virus globally and domestically.
National Federation of Independent Business
As small businesses across the country are grappling with the current and potential impacts associated with COVID-19, NFIB is continuing to track the latest developments from healthcare officials, congress and the administration. We know small business owners are acting now to take necessary precautions, but also need to understand how actions taken by policymakers today affect business operations down the road.
National Restaurant Association
The restaurant industry is home to more than 15 million trained and skilled employees in restaurants across the country serving the public every day. The restaurant industry is open and the tables at America’s 1+ million restaurant and foodservice locations are always a great place to gather with friends and family. To ensure that restaurants have the latest information about coronavirus, we created this industry-specific guidance for owners and operators. The industry works day in and day out at food safety. You can find out more about ongoing ServSafe training and certification programs here.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
The U.S. Chamber is working closely with the White House, U.S. government agencies, and foreign government officials to inform and equip businesses with the most important and up-to-date information to prevent the spread of the virus and prepare businesses for the near and long-term impact.
Texas Comptrollers Office
This page offers tools for taxpayers, local governments and those who do business with our agency. We will update these pages regularly as the emergency situation continues to evolve. Please check back often, and remember that we’re here to help businesses and taxpayers through these difficult times. Resources for taxpayers and small business assistance includes information on tax filing relief and postponements of tax payment plans. Local government stimulus assistance contains the latest information on stimulus funding to be made available to local governments under the recent federal CARES Act. The agency response and changes to business operations button below contains news on how we have adapted and altered various agency functions during the COVID-19 crisis, including audit, treasury operations, warrant distribution, property tax assistance and more.
Texas Department of Insurance
Industry and business FAQ: We’ve compiled responses to some of the most common questions from the insurance industry and businesses.
Business interruption insurance: Coverage for losses due to epidemics and pandemics vary.
Agents and adjusters: Frequently asked questions about licensing issues.
Workers’ compensation: Our Division of Workers’ Compensation has posted resources for employers, employees, and health-care providers.
Claim submissions: Providers and insurers that notified TDI they are unable to meet claim submission deadlines due to COVID-19.