Posted on March 17, 2020

Revised on January 26, 2021

New information and legislation surrounding COVID-19 (the novel coronavirus) is coming out daily as the situation rapidly changes. PBPA, with our staff and network of dedicated volunteers, are working hard to keep you up-to-date on all the legal questions you might have for your nonprofit organization. There is a vast number of resources available online. Below is a short list of resources we would recommend to Georgia nonprofits and links that will lead you to more information.

2021 COVID RELIEF

New Federal Law Provides Full COBRA Coverage

“COVID Relief” at the End of 2020: What Small Community-Based Nonprofits Need to Know

 

RE-OPENING AND BACK-TO-WORK

Vaccines: Incentives, Mandates and Interactions in the Workplace

A Year-End Update on COVID-19 and Employment Concerns for Your Nonprofit

My Employee Tested Positive for COVID-19. Now What?

Podcast: Safety Considerations As Your Nonprofit Employees Return to Work

Are Clients and Volunteers Coming Back to Your Facility?

Webcast: Syncing COVID-19 Employment Policies and Practices with your Existing Policies

Building Readiness: Reopening Our Doors Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) by CAPLaw

Do You Need to Report Workplace COVID-19 Cases to OSHA?

Questionnaire for Volunteers, Clients and Other Visitors Returning to Your Nonprofit Facilities

Do This One Thing To Take Advantage of Potential COVID Immunity

 

BEST PRACTICES TO KEEP IN MIND DURING PANDEMIC

Webcast: COVID-19 Legal Issues

PBPA Podcast: The Role of a Nonprofit Board During COVID-19

HIPAA During a Pandemic

PBPA Podcast: COVID-19 Contract Cancellations

Thinking of Invading Your Endowment?

Podcast | Managing Your Remote Workers

Webcast: COVID-19 Lease Issues – Considerations and Practical Guidance for Landlords and Tenants

 

CORONAVIRUS AID, RELIEF, AND ECONOMIC SECURITY ACT (CARES)

The CARES Act was signed into federal law on March 25, 2020 to provide nonprofits with economic relief during the COVID-19 pandemic, including forgivable loans.


Paycheck Protection Program Articles, Webcasts and Resources

Summary of CARES Act

Coronavirus Emergency Loans Guide by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans & CARES Payroll Protection Program

PBPA Chart Comparing Loan Options

Some Good News for Nonprofits: The CARES Act Encourages Charitable Giving

 

UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS

Webcast: Understanding Georgia Unemployment Benefits in the Wake of COVID-19 with Georgia Center for Nonprofits

Suggestions for Applications for Unemployment Benefits

Georgia Separation Notice Required for Any Separation from Employment

Georgia Unemployment Update: Changes to Partial Unemployment Claims

 

FAMILIES FIRST CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE ACT (“FFCRA”)

The FFCRA was signed into law on March 18, 2020 to provide emergency benefits to employees and tax credits for small employers.  Learn more about it in this introductory article, in these FAQs or more extensively on our FFCRA page.  After December 31, 2020, employers are no longer required to provide family and medical leave under FFCRA, however the tax credits remains through March 31, 2021.

 

RESOURCES FROM THE COMMUNITY

COVID-19 Vaccine Questions Answered by PBPA Client Good Samaritan Health Center

Georgia Centers for Nonprofits: Nonprofit Guide to COVID Planning and Funding & Aid Opp

CDC Business and Workplace

 

CONSOLIDATED APPROPRIATIONS RELIEF ACT OF 2021 (COVID RELIEF ROUND 2)

“COVID Relief” at the End of 2020: What Small Community-Based Nonprofits Need to Know