Hurst, Texas is a thriving, suburban community located in northeast Tarrant County of the DFW metro area. It's a great place to start or grow a business. The climate in Hurst is business friendly, with a government committed to economic development.
Tarrant County Small Business Assistance Grant Program - EXTENDED
GRANT SUBMITTAL DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO MONDAY, JULY 6 AT 6 PM.
The Tarrant County Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Call Center at 817-515-2603 will still be available to assist applicants through Monday, but the SBDC and Tarrant County offices will be closed on Friday, July 3. Technical issues may be directed to TCSBGrant@tarrantcounty.com .
The Tarrant County Small Business Assistance Grant Program grant application has opened today and will remain open until July 1 at 6:00 PM. The application can be accessed from the Tarrant County website at http://smallbusiness.tarrantcounty.com.
Tutorials and information to assist you with the application processs:
June 26 - Governor Abbott Takes Executive Action To Contain Spread Of COVID-19
Limits Certain Businesses And Services With Link To Infections
The order includes the following:
- All bars and similar establishments that receive more than 51% of their gross receipts from the sale of alcoholic beverages are required to close at 12:00 PM today. These businesses may remain open for delivery and take-out, including for alcoholic beverages, as authorized by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission.
- Restaurants may remain open for dine-in service, but at a capacity not to exceed 50% of total listed indoor occupancy, beginning Monday, June 29, 2020.
- Outdoor gatherings of 100 or more people must be approved by local governments, with certain exceptions.
June 25 - Tarrant County Judge Whitley Executive Order
We are continuing to follow Tarrant County's order during this pandemic. View the full details of the amended Executive Order addressing the requirement of face coverings . This order is effective on June 26 at 6:00 p.m. through August 3 at 6:00 a.m.
Governor Abbott Executive Order, Phase III Reopening
June 3 - Executive Order No. GA-26 relating to the expanded opening of Texas in response to the COVID-19 disaster.
Governor Abbott announced this afternoon details to Phase 2 of the Governor's Strike Force to Open Texas - May 18
Please visit the link for a detailed checklist. https://gov.texas.gov/organization/opentexas?fbclid=IwAR1eJ_1G3mzuWDnLR-c9Ns_N0WCnauNqfixjye39aHVECmJZ-LacN7TDGXQ
Governor's Strike Force to open Texas - May 5, 2020
The Governor’s Strike Force to Open Texas will safely and strategically restart and revitalize all aspects of the Lone Star State—work, school, entertainment, and culture.
Governor's report to open Texas - April 27, 2020
We are happy to share the this report with our Hurst businesses.
Hurst Restaurant List
We are providing a list of restaurants in Hurst that are providing food from drive through, carry-out, or delivery during the mandatory business closing due to the coronavirus. Because things change rapidly, we strongly encourage contacting the business to verify their operating hours and offerings.
Resources for small businesses during coronavirus outbreak
To help our Hurst businesses find financial assistance, we are sharing three resources from the Dallas Business Journal. The Dallas Business Journal indicates their articles will be updated as new information becomes available.
- Federal Resources
- Disaster Loan Assistance - Economic Injury Disaster Loan Application (EIDL); SBA
- State Resources
- A list of FAQs related to COVID-19 for Texas
Paycheck Protection Program
Starting April 3, 2020, small businesses and sole proprietorships can apply for and receive loans to cover their payroll and other certain expenses through existing SBA lenders. View the links below.
- Paycheck Protection Program Application Form
- Paycheck Protection Program Information Sheet (Borrowers)
HEB Chamber Member Service Update
March 20, 2020
The Hurst Euless Bedford Chamber of Commerce has compiled lists of resources that their members are offering to our community. These lists DO NOT contain information for all businesses in Hurst. We encourage you to use these lists as a resource, but also remember the businesses in Hurst that offer curbside or pick-up as options. If you have questions about a favorite location and what services they are currently offering, please contact them directly by phone.
Fort Worth Chamber Information
In an effort to keep our businesses here in Hurst informed, we are sharing some good information from the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce. Visit https://www.fortworthchamber.com/covid-19/ for a informational list of updates, FAQs, and virtual meetings resources.
Enjoy this video presentation from a representative of the Small Business Association and Workforce Solutions on how they can help businesses through the Coronavirus event.
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources
Visit the SBA website for information to help support small business owners during this time of crisis. Here you will find information on the economic injury disaster loan program, guidance for businesses and employers, SBA products and resources, government contracting, and local assistance.