Coronavirus, Covid 19, Business Resources

We are committed to doing our part to assist our communities.

LCDC knows that this is a challenging time for you, our community, our nation and the entire planet.  We are living thru an unprecedented event.  There are so many uncertainties, but one thing we do know is the human capacity for love and understanding.

During this time, we are still here to assist you and your business.  We will be adding more business resources from the cities, county, state and federal levels to this page. Check back frequently for updates.

We will make it through this trying time together.💙

This page is not intended to provide breaking alerts or health updates. Please use these resources for those needs:

The City of Leavenworth and the City of Lansing have both issued a mask mandate.

Click here to learn more about the City of Leavenworth’s mask mandate.

Click here to learn more about the City of Lansing’s mask mandate.


Business Resources

Federal Government


Small Business Administration

  • SBA Debt Relief: The SBA is providing a financial reprieve to small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic – Learn more
  • Click here for eligibilty requirements and to apply for the SBA’s COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program.
  • Small Business Administration: Disaster Loan Assistance program. As of March 21, the State of Kansas small businesses were declared eligible for disaster loans from the Small Business Administration (SBA).
  • Small Business Administration: Business emergency plans
  • New SBA Guidance on PPP Loan Forgiveness for Sole Proprietors: Self-employed individuals will receive owner compensation loan forgiveness to a proportionate eight-week share of 2019 net profit as reflected on the individual’s 2019 Form 1040 Schedule C – Learn More
  • Paycheck Protection Program (PPP): Paycheck Protection Program Resumes. The second round of loans will initially accept First Draw PPP loan applications from participating CFIs, which include Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs), Minority Depository Institutions (MDIs), Certified Development Companies (CDCs), and Microloan Intermediaries. Click here to learn more. 
  • What you need to know about the SBA Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) – Click here


State of Kansas



  • #SafeReturnKC Guide for Responsible Re-Entry to the Workplace – Learn More
  • Regional COVID-19 Economic Impact Survey – Learn More


Leavenworth County

  • The City of Leavenworth is taking applications for the COVID-19 Relief Small Business Grant to provide support to local businesses. The Relief Grant offers up to a $5,000 one-time grant. $250,000 is allocated for this grant program.  It is anticipated that the high volume of applicants will exceed the total grants available. Applications will be reviewed on a weekly basis and awarded based on need. To apply, click here.
  • November 25, 2020: Leavenworth County Board of County Commissioners Opts Out of State Mask Mandate.
  • Leavenworth County Reopening Plan – Learn More
  • City of Lansing’s Small Business SPARKS Grant Program – Learn More
  • City of Leavenworth’s CDBG Small Business Forgivable Loan Program – Learn More