A Dubuque nonprofit has opted to resume a loan program for small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. In mid-April, job creation and community revitalization nonprofit Dubuque Initiatives announced a $2 million program to offer $10,000 loans to small businesses which could show that they were negatively impacted by the pandemic. Originally, these could be bridge loans, just to hold businesses over until federal aid came in. Then, though, rather than...
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