Small Businesses Resources

Weekly Fishers Conference Call with Mayor Fadness

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Virtual Job Fair

Hiring Part-Time or Full-Time Employees? Fishers businesses can submit their company’s information and available positions by completing this form. Learn more.

See an article from WISH-TV about Fishers’ efforts to help displaced workers.

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Governor Holcomb’s Executive Order 20-08

  • Executive Order 20-08 instructs Hoosiers to stay home from March 25 to April 7, unless they are performing essential functions or work in essential industries. Click here for more information. 
  • FAQs on Executive Order 20-08 
  • All of Governor Holcomb’s Executive Orders can be found here.

Mayor Fadness Lifts  Code Enforcement Related to Temporary Signage 

Effective 3/18, the City of Fishers lifted the following UDO codes for businesses, including Article 6.10 & Section 6.17.8, allowing businesses to advertise access to carryout food. Read the full press release.

Travel Restrictions

On March 16, 2020, Mayor Fadness announced the declaration of a local disaster emergency and executed Executive Order No. 1. Travel is permitted for work, medical, care giving, and food and essential household goods. Learn more.


 Paycheck Protection Program 

  • Included in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, & Economic Security (CARES) Act, the Paycheck Protection Program ("PPP"), allocated $350 billion to help small businesses keep workers employed amid the pandemic. The PPP initiative provides 100% federally guaranteed loans to small businesses.
  • Have questions? View the guide and checklist prepared by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for small businesses and the list of approved SBA lenders below.

Critical Industries Hotline

  • The State of Indiana has opened a call center to field industry questions about Governor Eric J. Holcomb’s Executive Order 20-08, to help guide businesses and industries with the executive order.
  • Phone: 877-820-0890
  • Email

Small Business Administration Injury Disaster Loan Program

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