COVID-19 Business Resources

COVID-19 is having a significant impact on the business community.  At the City of Henderson, we continue to be the strongest and most reliable resource for our local business owners. We are in this together and will assist you in each step of the way so that you can move your business forward.

We are available by phone, email or you may request an appointment.

Office Hours:  Monday through Thursday,  7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Email:  [email protected]

Phone:  (702) 267-1650, voicemails will be returned within 24-48 hours.

Coming Soon! Henderson Small Business Recovery Grant

Henderson understands the challenges that many small businesses currently face.  As an integral part of our community we want to support small businesses financially impacted by closures or restrictions related to COVID-19.  For businesses operating within the City of Henderson, with a current business license, we have developed a business support grant using federal CARES Act Relief Funds. The City will be prioritizing businesses most affected by foot traffic, retail and entertainment. Grant Award Size is based on Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) Employees. 1 FTE = 40 hours.

Application Deadline: Application going live on Monday, August 10th

Eligible Grant Uses: Working capital (rent, utilities, inventory, payroll, license fees, etc.)

Application Guidelines and Requirements:

– Must be Headquartered in Henderson

– Must have active City of Henderson business license

– Must have been in business for at least 6 months prior to March 15, 2020

– Must not have received any federal grant funds from PPP exceeding $5000 or loans from EIDL exceeding $10,000

– Must have 20 or fewer full-time FTE as of March 15, 2020

– Must have a physical commercial location in the City of Henderson

– * Summary of business operations prior to COVID-19 and what has happened to date.

* This must show that there has been a financial hardship, through a monthly 2020 Profit & Loss Statement (P&L) Statement or a P&L comparison to 2019 at the same time period.

Ineligible Businesses:

– Businesses headquartered outside the City of Henderson

– Business without a City of Henderson Business License

– Businesses with over 20 employees

– Adult Oriented Businesses

– Cannabis Related Businesses

– Massage Parlors

– Liquor Stores

– Bail Bonds

– Check Cashing Facilities

– Payday Loan and other Short-Term Loan Operators

– Non-Profit Organizations

– Home-Based Businesses

Please view our e-magazine for an extensive list of local, state, and federal business resources.

Click here for COVID-19 Business Resource E-Magazine

Local Resources

City of Henderson, Business Licensehas compiled a list of non-essential and essential businesses according to the State of Nevada.


Henderson Chamber of Commercehas a local network of businesses and can assist with providing resources to businesses located in Henderson.


Water Street District Business Association (WSDBA)has compiled news and resources for Water Street District business owners.


Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance has a statewide network of business, industry, trade and economic development organizations working together to share information and provide resources to Nevada businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED)has provided a compilation of online resources for businesses during this challenging time.


Small Business Administration (SBA)The Small Business Administration provides low-interest disaster loans to help businesses and homeowner’s recover from declared disasters.


Employment Opportunities


PLI Cards

Barclay Cards

U. S. Census


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Dollar General


If your business is looking to fill positions, please email our office at [email protected].

Additional Resources

Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR)has compiled multiple resources regarding unemployment claims and job seeking on their website. Unemployment information for claimants and employers can be located on their website. For information on Rapid Response assistance call  (775) 684-0362 or email [email protected]


Workforce Connectionshas compiled a list of companies currently hiring in addition to a list of resources for employers.


Department of Labor (DOL)The Department of Labor has compliance assistance materials to help workers and employers understand their rights and responsibilities under the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN).


Small Business Administration (SBA)The Small Business Administration provides low-interest disaster loans to help businesses and homeowner’s recover from declared disasters.


Nevada JobConnectEmployers who may have open positions to fill, please call the Nevada JobConnect Business Services Office at (702) 486-0129.


Department of Business and Industry (B&I)has developed a Resource Center and is provided for business owners/entrepreneurs so they can plan for what happens next to their businesses during these uncertain times and helps them navigate the new challenges as they restart their operations.