Posted on March 17, 2020

Revised on August, 3 2020

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.

 

RE-OPENING AND BACK-TO-WORK

Podcast: Safety Considerations As Your Nonprofit Employees Return to Work

Transitioning Employees Back 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

New Georgia Law Provides Some Protection for Nonprofits and Health Care Providers from Covid-related Liability

 

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

 

FAMILIES FIRST CORONOVIRUS 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.

Article Summarizing FFCRA

FAQs by PBPA

Webcast: COVID 19 Navigating Changes for Employers in the Nonprofit Workplace

FAQs by U.S. Department of Labor and Article Clarifying the Department of Labor’s Temporary Regulations

Form Policy for your Nonprofit

Posters to Provide Notices To Employees

Another Option for Nonprofits Struggling to Keep Employees: Employee Retention Credit

IRS Flow Chart for ERC and FFCRA Employment Tax Credits

FFCRA Updates: Summer Childcare Leave & Reporting Wage Payments to the IRS

COVID-19 Employment Law Update: New Developments

 

UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS

State Requirements for Partial Unemployment Benefits

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

Georgia Department of Labor Updates on Distributing CARES Act Unemployment Benefits

Suggestions for Applications for Unemployment Benefits

Georgia Separation Notice Required for Any Separation from Employment

 

BEST PRACTICES TO KEEP IN MIND DURING PANDEMIC

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

HIPAA During a Pandemic

IRS’s Updates on Tax Obligations

Webcast: Insurance and Pandemics, Fires, Floods and Other Disasters

PBPA Podcast: COVID-19 Contract Cancellations

Thinking of Invading Your Endowment?

Podcast | Managing Your Remote Workers

 

RESOURCES FROM THE COMMUNITY

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

Cleaning Considerations: Disinfectants Recommended by the EPA and Cleaning Guidelines from the CDC